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Revival of the First Modern Olympic Games

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Revival of the First Modern Olympic Games Open Sea Swimming Races is a 500m open water swim held in Piraeus, Greece on 30 May 2015.

History[edit]

119 years after the first modern Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, an open water swimming race will be revived in Piraeus in Pasalimani during the Maritime Days 2015. The modern-day open water swimmers will compete in 500m freestyle which was the first Olympic sport. The races are going to take place in front of Alexandras Square.

Contact Information[edit]

Entry Deadline[edit]

28 May 2015

Locations of Olympic Swimming Events in the Open Water[edit]

In the modern Olympic Games, the swimming events were held in open bodies of water that included the following:

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