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Jose Luis Larrosa Chorro

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Jose Luis Larrosa Chorro
Jose Luis Larrosa Chorro
Jose Luis Larrosa
Jose Luis Larrosa Chorro at the start of the 4 km Liberty Wave Open Water Swim at East Coast Park in Singapore

José Luis Larrosa Chorro is a Spanish open water swimmer, aquapreneur, writer for Revista Open Swim Magazine, and a former water polo player (2000-2006) with the Elche Swimming Club. In 2009, he swam for Benidorm C.N. and C.N. Tennis Elche. He is the owner of Lovexswim, an athletic good store that sells to pool and open water swimmers, water polo players, triathletes, synchronized swimmers. He is a pool and open water swimming coach, lifeguard, and Personal Trainer and Global Manager of Oceanman. He worked for Elche Sports Council from 2003 until 2018 as a Swimming Coach and Lifeguard. In 2017 he moved to Malaysia where he has worked in St. Joseph International School as Head Swimming Coach and now in Garden International School as Primary Head Swimming Coach. He is been coaching the Malaysian Open Water National Team and had been Open Water Swimming International Referee under AASF (Asia Swimming Federation) and FINA for Asian Open Water Swimming Championships (Kuala Lumpur 2017) and SEA GAMES, Open Water Swimming (South East Asian Games, Kuala Lumpur 2017).

Open Water Swimming Career Highlights[edit]

  • He won the 2016 81 km (50.3-mile) India National Open Water Swimming Competition in 10 hours 57 minutes held in the River Bhagirathi near Bangladesh.
  • He won the 81 km (50.3-mile) India National Open Water Swimming Competition in 11 hours 7 minutes 6 seconds held on 27 August 2017 in the River Bhagirathi near Bangladesh.
  • He participated in the 45th Jarak-Šabac Marathon Swim (Plivački marathon Jarak-Šabac), a 19 km event along the Sava River in Serbia.
  • In 2006, he crossed the Strait of Gibraltar with the Gibraltar Strait Relay Team - Elche C.N. that consisted of Mateo Pesquer, Alejandro Caballero, Jonas Marin, Jose Luis Larrosa) from Tarifa-Peregil-Pta Acebuche. The total swimming distance was 45 km where they set a world record in 7 hours 50 minutes on 4 August 2006.
  • On 6 August 2008, he crossed the Strait of Gibraltar on 8 June 2008 in 3 hours 12 minutes at the age of 27.
  • He completed the 2010 Tabarca marathon swim Challenge 21Km Tabarca Island –Alicante on 30 May 2010 5h16’(Spain)
  • He completed the 2010 Islands Challenge Relay x4 Tabarca Island –Benidorm Island 48.6 km on 4 September 2010 in 11 hours 1 minutes (Spain)marathon swim relay team with Mateo Pesquer, Juan Moro, Juan Cartwright, and Jose Luis Larrosa from Tabarca Island to Benidorm Island that set a world record in 11 hours 1 minute on 4 September 2010
  • He completed the 3 km National Master +25 Championship Open Water Swimming on 19 June 2010 in 40'54", on 18 June 2011 in 40'26" in Barcelona, 16th June Vilanova (BCN) 42' 3rd (Spain)
  • He competed in 2011 I Charity Marathon Swimming Pool APNEA 12hours 22nd January 2011 charity swim 22.2 km 1st Overall (Spain)
  • He race in the 2011 King Of The Sea Europe Lisbon 5Km 1st May 2011 1h12’37” 13º Overall 1st Category (Portugal)
  • He finished fourth overall in the 2011 Regional Valencia Open Water Swim 10 km Cullera Bay on 26 June 2011 in 2h18’02” (Spain)
  • On 11 August 2011, he finished 3rd overall in the 24th International Self-Transcendence Marathon-Schwimmen Rapperswil-Zurich in Switzerland 26.4 km Lake Zurich in 7 hours 28 minutes 22 seconds at the age of 30.
  • He won the 2011 I Ultramaratón del Ebro Xerta-Amposta 27Km 6h00’ 1º Overall on 20th August 2011 (Spain)
  • He completed the 2011 Mar Menor Half Challenge on 2 October 2011 11 km in 2h35’ (Spain)
  • He completed the 2012 Mar Menor Challenge 23.5 km on 17 April 2012 in 5h35’ (Spain)
  • He won the 2012 I Tabarca Marathon Swim Travesia Media Maraton de Tabarca (International Marathon Swim Tabarca-Alicante) 21Km Tabarca Island –Alicante 29th May 2012 5h50’ 1st Overall (Spain)
  • He won the 2012 I Mariners Tabarca 10 km on 3 June 2012 in 2h20’ 1st Overall (Spain)
  • He finished 9th overall in the 2012 Regional Valencia Open Water Cullera Bay 10 km on 22 June 2012 in 2h32’47” (Spain)
  • He won the 2012 24th Swimming Marathon of the Messinian Gulf Kalamata-Stoupa 30 km on 1 September 2012 (Swimming Marathon of the Messinian Gulf) 7h40’ (Greece)
  • He won the 2013 II Tabarca Marathon Swim 21Km Tabarca Island – Alicante on 2 June in 5h22’ (Spain)
  • He won the 2013 II Mariners Tabarca 10 km on 16 June 2013 in 2h17’12” 1st Overall (Spain)
  • He won the 2013 International Open Water Swim Cullera 10 km on 22 June in 2h20’ (Spain)
  • He was second overall in the 2013 Valencian Regionals Open Water Championships 8.5 km Peñíscola-Benicarlo on 14 July 2013 in 1h55’11” (Spain)
  • He competed in the 2013 XV Asturias Cup Open Water / 5th Len Cup Leg 7.5 km on 10 August 2013 in 1h38’28” 25th Overall (Spain)
  • He participated in the 2013 II BCT Gdynia Marathon Swim 19.5 km on 23 August 2013 (Abandoned after 8 km) (Poland)
  • On 31 August 2013, he finished 13th in the 38th Faros Marathon Swim (Stari Grad, Hvar Island) 16 km on 31 August 2013 in 3 hours 41 minutes 55 seconds at the age of 32.
  • He competed in the 2014 Senior Long Distance Swimming Pool Valencian Regionals on 11 January 3000m (SC) in 35’59”81 3rd Bronze Overall (Spain)
  • He competed in the 2014 Spanish Nationals Long Distance Swimming Pool (LC) 5 km on 9 February in 1h03’05”65 13th Overall (Spain)
  • He won the 2014 III Mariners Tabarca 10 km on 1 June 2014 in 2h11’15” 1st Overall (Spain)
  • He competed in the 2014 III Tabarca Marathon Swim 21 km on 8 June 2014 in 5h07’ 3rd Overall (Spain)
  • He participated in the 2014 France National Open Water Championships 25 km (Abandoned after 8 km) on 15 June 2014 (France)
  • On 3 August 2014, he finished 11th overall in the 45th International Jarak-Šabac Marathon Swim 19 km race in 2 hours 32 minutes 8 seconds in Serbia.
  • He competed in the 2014 XVI Asturias Cup / 5th Len Cup Leg 7.5 km on 9 August 2014 in 1h47’ 27th Overall (Spain)
  • He won the 2014 Marathon Swim Cartagena-El Portus 12 km on 15 August 2014 in 2h40’ 1st Overall (Spain)
  • On 30 August 2014, he finished 11th in the 39th Faros Marathon Swim 16 km (Stari Grad, Hvar Island) on 30 August 2014 in 3 hours 45 minutes 14 seconds at the age of 33.
  • He competed in the 2014 I Open Water Menorca Swim 10 km on 28 September in 2h19’58” 3rd Overall (Spain)
  • He won the 2015 III Yaguaron Challenge 8 km in 53’36” 1st Overall (Argentina)
  • He participated in the 2015 42nd Maratón Acuático Rio Coronda Santa Fe-Coronda 57 km on 1 March 2015 (Cancelled after 2h50’ and 18 km) (Argentina)
  • He won the 2015 X Nahuel Huapi Crossing Lake 8 km on 8 March 2015 (Water 11ºC) in 1h34’44” New Record 1st Overall (San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina)
  • He competed in the 2015 I Rio Negro Challenge Amazonia 30 km on 2 May 2015 in 6h03’21” 8th Overall Men (Manaos, Brazil)
  • He competed in the 2015 IV Mariners Tabarca 10 km on 30 May 2015 in 2h17’58” 2nd Overall (Spain)
  • He won the 2015 IV Tabarca Marathon Swim 21 km on 7 June 2015 in 5h21’36” 1st Overall (Spain)
  • He competed in the 2015 IV Oceanman Orta Lake 14 km on 20 June 2015 Oceanman International Open Water Circuit in 3h08’15” 4th Overall (Italy)
  • He won the 2015 I Cabo Palos–Hormigas Islands-Cabo Palos Challenge 12 km on 28 June 2015 in 2h51’13” 1st Overall (Spain)
  • On 29 August 2015, he finished 13th in the 46th International Jarak-Šabac Marathon Swim 19 km race in 3 hours 36 minutes 50 seconds at the age of 34 in Serbia.
  • He competed in the 2015 46th Ijseelmeerzwemmarathon Stavoren-Medemblik Marathon Swim 22 km on 8 August 2015 (Abandoned after 2h35’) (Netherland)
  • He competed in the 2015 II Singleswimtocht Breda 7.5 km on 9 August 2015 in 1h41’43” 8th Overall (Netherland)
  • He competed in the 2015 40th Faros Marathon Swim 16 km (Stari Grad, Hvar Island) on 29 August 2015 in 3h36’56” 13th Overall Men (Croatia)
  • He competed in the 2015 II Menorca Swim 10 km Macarella-Son Xoriguer on 27 September 2015 in 2h14’15” 3rd Overall (Spain)
  • He competed in the 2015 II Defí Des Iles 23 km Porquerolles-Port Cros-Levant Islands (Hyeres) between Porquerolles, Port Cros and Levant Islands, in favour of Choroideremia on 4 October 2015 in 5h47’ 3rd Overall (France)
  • He competed in 2015 Oceanman Benidorm 7.5 km on 25 October 2015 Oceanman International Open Water Circuit in 1h29’43” 10th Overall (Spain)
  • He won the 2016 II Penang International Channel Swim Crossing 7.5 km on 19 March 2016 in 1h40’02” (New Record) 1st Overall (Malaysia)
  • He won the 2016 I Port Dickson International Swimathon 5 km on 20 March 2016 in 1h16’56” 1st Overall (Malaysia)
  • He won the 2016 I Seaman La Azohía-Puerto Marrón 8 km on 17 April 2016 in 1h53’56” 1st Overall (Spain)
  • He competed in the 2016 Labuan International Sea Challenge Swimming Cross 5.4 km on 30 April 2016 in 1h11’36” 4th Overall (Malaysia)
  • He won the 2016 II Seaman Cabo de Palos-Hormigas Islands-Cabo de Palos 12 km on 5 June 2016 in 2h51’22” 1st Overall (Spain)
  • He won the 2016 V Tabarca Marathon Swim 21 km on 11 June 2016 in 4h48’22” (New Record) 1st Overall (Spain)
  • He competed in the 2016 V Oceanman Orta Lake 14 km on 26 June 2016 in 3h07’23” 4th Overall (Italy)
  • He won the 2016 V Mariners Tabarca 10 km on 10 July 2016 in 2h24’13” 1st Overall (Spain)
  • He competed in the 2016 46th International Swimming Marathon of Toroneos Gulf 26 km on 16 July 2016 in 6h19’26” 3rd Overall (Greece)
  • On 27 August 2016, he finished 13th in the 41st Faros Marathon Swim 16 km race in Stari Grad, Hvar Island, Croaita in 3 hours 38 minutes 56 seconds at the age of 35.
  • He won the 2016 73rd India National Open Long Distance Swimming Championship in Baghirathi River, India, Janjipur-Berhampur- Murshidabad on 18 September 2016 81 km in 10h57’45” 1st Overall (India)
  • He won the 2016 1st Perhentian Island Marathon Swim 15 km in Pulau Perhentian Besar on 28 September 2016 in 4h17'20". 1st Overall. (Malaysia)
  • On 8 October 2016, he won the 10th The Clean Half Extreme Marathon Swim 15 km in Hong Kong on 8 October 2016 in 3 hours 30 minutes 32 seconds in the 3rd Best Time ever at the age of 35.
  • He serves as the Concept Manager for the 2016 Oceanman International Open Water Circuit
  • He set the record at the 21 km Tabarca Marathon Swim in 4 hours 48 minutes in 2016
  • On 25 February 2017, he competed in the 27th Rottnest Channel Swim 19.5 km race 5 hours 44 minutes 8 seconds in 4th Category Amateur Male in Western Australia at the age of 36.
  • He won the 2017 III Penang International Channel Swim Crossing 25th March 2017 7,5Km 1h36'52" New Record (Malaysia)
  • He competed in the 2017 Labuan International Sea Challenge Swimming Cross 5.4 km on 30 April 2017 in 1h16’07” 4th Overall 2nd Category +18yo (Malaysia)
  • He competed in the 2017 Pattaya Swimathon Series 6Km on 28th May 2017 in 1h22'06" 3rd Overall 2nd Category +18yo (Thailand)
  • He competed in the 2017 Rottary MAriners 7Km on 4th June 2017 in 1h36'30" 2nd Overall 1st Category (Spain)
  • He competed in the 2017 Tabarca Marathon Swim on 10th June 2017 in 5h33'06" 3rd Overall (Spain)
  • He coached Jorge Crivilles Villanueva of Spain on a crossing of the Tsugaru Channel in Japan in 8 hours 29 minutes.
  • He won the 2017 74th India National Open Long Distance Swimming Championship in Baghirathi River, India, Jangipur-Berhampore- Murshidabad on 27th August 2017 81 km in 11h07’06” 1st Overall (India)
  • He created Swimon for open water swimming events in Malaysia.
  • He finished sixth overall in the 4 km Liberty Wave Open Water Swim in East Coast Park in Singapore on 1 October 2017.
  • On 16 September 2017, he co-organized the 4.5 km and 16 km Perhentian Island Marathon Swim in Pulau Perhentian Besar, Malaysia
  • He won Oceanman Langkawi 10Km Oceanman International Open Water Circuit on 25th November 2017 in Malaysia in 2h53'55"
  • He won Thailand Swimathon 10km in Pattaya on 2nd December 2017 (Thailand) 2h26'41"
  • He competed in the 2017 Thailand Triathlon Swimathon Baan Amper Beach Koh Samed- Am Phe Kalango 5,5Km on 3rd December 2017, in 1h16'55" 2nd overall.
  • He created openwatercoaching.com Online Open Water Coaching Platform. January 2018
  • He finished 4th in Kapas-Marang International Swimathon 6,5Km in Terengganu (Malaysia) 22nd April 2018 1h29’12” 4th Overall (1st Age Group)
  • He won, with Rupert Tan, Labuan International Channel Cross Swim 5.4 km 28th April 1h19’49” 1st Overall 1st Category.
  • He finished 2nd in Cofrentes Reservoir 10'5Km Swim 2hours 21minutes 24 seconds 5th August 2018
  • He finished second in the 75th edition of the 81 km India National Open Water Swimming Competition in 11 hours 2 minutes 56 seconds held in the River Bhagirathi near Bangladesh in August 2018.
  • He won the 16 km Perhentian Island Marathon Swim in Malaysia in 4 hours 7 minutes on 5 October 2018.
  • He finished 2nd in the 1st Brunei Marathon Swim 10Km 1hour 37min 28seconds (About 8Km) 21st October 2018
  • He finished 3rd in the 5th Ultraebre Swim Marathon (Spain) 30,8Km 5h30min 2seconds 13th July 2019
  • He finished 2nd in the V Caramoan Swim Challenge (Philippines) 2019 15Km (About 16Km) 3h46'00sec 28th July 2019
  • He finished 1st in the Half Oceanman Krabi 5Km (Thailand) 3rd October 2020 . 1h07min
  • He finished 2nd in the Port Dickson Open Water Challenge 2Km 26min55sec . 12th January 2020

73rd India National Open Water Swimming Competition[edit]

75th India World Longest Open Water Swimming Competition 2018[edit]

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2018 World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year Nomination[edit]

He was nominated for the 2018 World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year by the World Open Water Swimming Association:
Jose Luis Larrosa Chorro has established a foothold in Malaysia as a top swimmer, influential and popular coach who organizes short children swims and marathon swimmers for a growing field of international marathon swimmers. The 37-year-old also serves as the Global Manager for the Oceanman where his responsibilities include managing races in Malaysia, Spain, Russia, Italy, Greece, Mexico, Switzerland, Ukraine, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates. He created a novel online open water coaching platform to popularize open water swimming in Southeast Asia. For his passion and knowledge of the sport as he travels globally including new races from Brunei to Malaysia, for his ubiquitous presence at events in Singapore, Malaysia, Bangladesh, and India as a competitor, and for his podium finishes at the 81 km India National Open Water Swimming Competition in 11 hours 2 minutes and at the 16 km Perhentian Island Marathon Swim in 4 hours 7 minutes as he grows the Oceanman circuit to 24 countries, Jose Luis Larrosa Chorro of Spain is nominated for the 2018 World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year.

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