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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.


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.

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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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