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Mediterranean International Swimming Relay Race

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The Mediterranean International Swimming Relay Race (or Malta - Sicily Relay Swim) was a 93 km Malta-to-Sicily open water swimming (4-person) competition held in 1995, 1996 and 1997.

Results[edit]

1996 was the only year of a successful crossing. Both the 1995 Mediterranean International Swimming Relay Race and 1997 Mediterranean International Swimming Relay Race were held, but all the participating teams failed to finish.

1996 Results[edit]

1st: Australia 19 hours 11 minutes
2nd: Italy 19 hours 15 minutes
3rd: Czech Republic 20 hours 42 minutes
4th: Slovenia 20 hours 46 minutes
5th: Hungary 20 hours 56 minutes

1996 Race[edit]

The 1996 Mediterranean International Swimming Relay Race was a 93 km Malta-to-Sicily open water swimming (4-person) competition between Australia, Italy, the Czech Republic, Slovenia and Hungary held on 19-20 July 1996 that started from St. Julians Bay in Malta and finished at Marina di Modica in Sicily, Italy. The Australian team won in 19 hours 11 minutes and included Melissa Cunningham, Shelley Taylor-Smith, Joe Mitchell and Grant Robinson who swam on 20-minute legs with the support of Chris Guesdon as their coach and trainer.

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