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Pacific Open Water Challenge

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Pacific Open Water Challenge is a 5 km and 10 km marathon swim in Samoa at the Samoa Swim Series organized by Seti Afoa of Samoa Events.


It is one of the World's Top 100 Island Swims for 2018 as named by the World Open Water Swimming Association

Pacific Open Water Challenge (Samoa)[edit]

The 2-race Pacific Open Water Challenge includes a 5 km ocean swim and a 10 km marathon swim held on 1 August 2016 in Saoluafata Harbour, 20 km east of Apia. The 10 km course is four 2.5 km loops in a sheltered harbour that is suitable for all weather. There is mandatory feeding after every 2.5 km loop. The 5 km course is a point-to-point ocean swim on 2 August 2016 from Sauano village to Falefa Village. It is mandatory to use a visible personal swim float / buoy. The alternate course is on Falefa Bay.

Pacific Open Water Challenge (California)[edit]

It was also a 2 km and 4 km and 10 km marathon swim held in Marine Stadium in Long Beach, California, last held on 4 June 2010 by the World Open Water Swimming Association.

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