From Openwaterpedia

Pontal is a small peninsula and beach area in the Recreio dos Bandeirantes (or simply Recreio) neighborhood, located in the West Zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Sporting Events

Athletics (race walk) and time trial cycling competitions will be held here during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Do Leme ao Pontal

Do Leme ao Pontal (From Leme to Pontal) is a song by Tim Maia that inspired Luiz Lima and others to swim an unprecedented 35 km from Leme beach to Pontal.

Successful Solo Crossings

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