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Pacific Open Water Challenge

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Pacific Open Water Challenge is a 5 km and 10 km marathon swim in Samoa at the Samoa Swim Series organized by Seti Afoa of Samoa Events.

Honor[edit]

It is one of the World's Top 100 Island Swims for 2018 as named by the World Open Water Swimming Association

Pacific Open Water Challenge (Samoa)[edit]

The 2-race Pacific Open Water Challenge includes a 5 km ocean swim and a 10 km marathon swim held on 1 August 2016 in Saoluafata Harbour, 20 km east of Apia. The 10 km course is four 2.5 km loops in a sheltered harbour that is suitable for all weather. There is mandatory feeding after every 2.5 km loop. The 5 km course is a point-to-point ocean swim on 2 August 2016 from Sauano village to Falefa Village. It is mandatory to use a visible personal swim float / buoy. The alternate course is on Falefa Bay.

Pacific Open Water Challenge (California)[edit]

It was also a 2 km and 4 km and 10 km marathon swim held in Marine Stadium in Long Beach, California, last held on 4 June 2010 by the World Open Water Swimming Association.

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