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Swimming Marathon of the Messinian Gulf

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Lori King after winning the 29th Swimming Marathon of the Messinian Gulf, a 30 km race between Kalamata and Koroni in Greece, on 9 September 2017 in 8 hours 56 minutes, escorted and photographed by Janine Serrell
Attila Mányoki after winning the 30 km Swimming Marathon of the Messinian Gulf in 2013

The Swimming Marathon of the Messinian Gulf (or the Messanian Gulf Swim or the International Marathon Messinian Gulf) has been held for 29 years in northern Greece and is sponsored by the Nautical Club of Kalamata by race organizer Dimitris Kakalikas.

Distance & Location[edit]

The 30 km point-to-point marathon swimming race between Kalamata and Koroni in Greece is also known as the Open Water Swimming Marathon Kalamata – Koroni or Κολυμβητικός Μαραθώνιος.

Date[edit]

The amateur marathon swim is traditionally held in early September. Additionally, two-way and three-way solo attempts are made at the same time as the event.

Contact[edit]

Name Nautical Club of Kalamata

Email klmnc@otenet.gr

Event Information in Greek[edit]

23ος ΚΟΛΥΜΒΗΤΙΚΟΣ ΜΑΡΑΘΩΝΙΟΣ
ΔΙΟΡΓΑΝΩΣΗ: 23ος ΚΟΛΥΜΒΗΤΙΚΟΣ ΜΑΡΑΘΩΝΙΟΣ ΚΑΛΑΜΑΤΑ - ΚΟΡΩΝΙ
ΟΡΓΑΝΩΤΕΣ: Κ.Ο.Ε. - ΝΑΥΤΙΚΟΣ ΟΜΙΛΟΣ ΚΑΛΑΜΑΤΑΣ ¨Ο ΠΟΣΕΙΔΩΝ"
ΔΙΑΔΡΟΜΗ: ΚΑΛΑΜΑΤΑ - ΚΟΡΩΝΙ
ΑΠΟΣΤΑΣΗ: 30 Km
ΗΜΕΡΟΜΗΝΙΑ 3 ΣΕΠΤΕΜΒΡΙΟΥ 2011
ΤΗΛ. - FAX: 2721 022367
E-MAIL: klmnc@otenet.gr
WEBSITE: www.nok.gr
ΔΙΕΥΘΥΝΣΗ: ΑΚΤΗ ΝΟΚ ΚΑΛΑΜΑΤΑ Τ.Κ. 241 00
ΑΡΧΗΓΟΣ ΔΙΟΡΓΑΝΩΣΗΣ: ΚΑΚΑΛΙΚΑΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΣ

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