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Varna-Galata Swimming Marathon

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Participants in the first Galata-Varna Swimming Marathon in Bulgaria in 1926. Photo by Ivan Tsanov

The Varna-Galata Swimming Marathon (Плувен маратон Галата-Варна) has been continuing in Varna Bay in the Black Sea for 85 years. Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna traditionally hosts the Galata-Varna Swimming Marathon which also hosts a shorter open water swim of 300 meters for juniors.

It is one of the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims.

Distance

4.4 km

Type

Sea

Location

City Varna Bay, Black Sea

Country Bulgaria

Region Europe

Event Information

Month: August

Water Temp: 23°C (74°F)

Class: Amateur

Wetsuit: No

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