Sri Chinmoy Marathon Swim Rapperswil-Zurich

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Start of solo swimmers, "Badi" (lido) Rapperswil, 2014
Zurich Lake magic - Sri Chinmoy Marathon Swim Zurich-Rapperswil 2016
Nadja Krüger, the women's record holder in the International Self-Transcendence Marathon-Schwimmen across Lake Zürich in 5 hours 59 minutes
Mohamed Marouf, Egypt, new record Rapperswil-Zurich 1993: 5 hours 51 minutes 41 seconds (still unbroken in 2017
Ned Denison,Ireland, new record Rapperswil-Zurich 2008 men masters category: 7 hours 36 minutes 13 seconds

The Sri Chinmoy Marathon Swim Rapperswil-Zurich (also known as International Self-Transcendence Marathon-Schwimmen, International Self-Transcendence Marathon Swim or the Lake Zurich Marathon Swim) is one of the world's most popular and well-established marathon swimming competitions for solo and relay swimmers in Switzerland that sells out every year with open water swimmers from around the world. The 26.4 km swim is one of the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims and was founded by Sri Chinmoy, an Honour Administrator in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, in 1987. It is one of the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims and one of the longest marathon swims in the world.


26.4 km




City Lake Zürich, Rapperswil to Zurich

Country Switzerland

Region Europe


Name Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team


Event Information

Month: August

Event Date: usually first Sunday of August


Water Temp: 19-23 degrees Celsius

Class: Amateur

Wetsuit: Yes (different categories for wetsuits and non-wetsuit)

Charity: No

Relay: Yes



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