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Sandycove Island Challenge

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The annual Edge Sports Sandycove Island Challenge is a 1.8 km 1-lap open water swimming competition around Sandycove Island in Kinsdale, Co Cork, Ireland that takes place September or October. Waves of 30 swimmers go off with the fastest first. There are age group categories both wetsuit and non-wetsuit and an overall trophy both male and female.

Honors[edit]

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

Distance[edit]

1.8 km

Type[edit]

Ocean

Location[edit]

City Sandycove, Kinsale

State/County/Province Munster

Country Ireland

Region Europe

Contact[edit]

Name Ned Denison

Email ned.denison@corkopenwater.com

Event Information[edit]

Month: September

Event Date: 7 September 2013

Website: www.corkmasters.ie

Class: Amateur

Wetsuit: Yes

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