Lagos State Water Regatta

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Yellow Yeiyah, winner of the 2012 and 2013 Five Cowrie Creek open water swims
Perelate Gbagi on right, winner of the 2011 Five Cowrie Creek race

The Lagos State Water Regatta is a water-based cultural sporting and recreational activities in Lagos, Nigeria. The Lagos State Water Regatta includes a 250m open water swimming competition across a lagoon (Five Cowrie Creeks) in Lagos, Nigeria. The event also includes JetSkiing races, decorated floats and regatta boats from different communities, canoe races, kayak races, and sailing competitions and is organized by Muyiwa Ayo-Vaughn, Head of Operations and Logistics of the Lagos State Water Regatta Committee. Pst. Nseobong Samuel Jesimiel organizes the open water swimming events.

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