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Swim of Peace Ouma - Djerba

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The 26 km Swim of Peace Ouma - Djerba (Ouma of Djerba) is a marathon swim and open water swimming event to be held on 2 June 2013 under the leadership of Nejib Belhedi. It is an ouma event that Adam Walker, Haydn Welch, Jackie Cobell, Nicola Fraser, Silke Fraser, Rebecca Jarre, Thomas Noblett, Claire Noblett, Keith Bartolo, Gabriele Galli, and Mauro Giaconia will also take part in addition to 450 children.

The Ouma of Djerba will be held on Djerba Island with the support of the Djerba Ulyss Association, together with a music concert managed by Ahmed Rhouma.


There are 5 main circuits where the swimmers will be simultaneously swimming:

  • Circuit 1 (Nucleus of Peace): 2 km
  • Circuit 2 (Right Peace Wing 1): 4 km
  • Circuit 3 (Left Peace Wing): 4 km
  • Circuit 4 (Right Peace Wing 2): 8 km
  • Circuit 5 (Left Peace Wing 2): 8 km


450 swimmers completed an average of 2 km during the 2-hour time period for a cumulative total of 900 km.

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