Tasmania (abbreviated as Tas and known colloquially as "Tassie") is an island state of the Commonwealth of Australia. It is located 240 km (150 miles) to the south of the Australian mainland, separated by Bass Strait. The state encompasses the main island of Tasmania, the 26th-largest island in the world, and the surrounding 334 islands. The state has a population of over 515,000 (as of September 2015), almost half of which resides in the Greater Hobart precinct, which forms the metropolitan area of the state capital and largest city, Hobart.
Open Water Swimming
- River Derwent is site of The Big Swim, a 34 km marathon swim from the New Norfolk Bridge to the Tasman Bridge in Hobart.
- The Derwent River Big Swim is part of the Australian Triple Crown.
Swimming in Derwent River in Hobart
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- Australian Marathon Swimming Hall of Famers Achieve Australian Triple Crown
- Luke Richards Completes The Australian Triple Crown
- Ross Youngman Completes The Australian Triple Crown
- Quintet Of Australian Triple Crowners Led By The Sea Bull
- Doug Hughson Joins History By Completing Derwent River Big Swim
- Australian Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honors Suzy Toner
- Australian Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honors Susanne Guesdon
- Australian Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honors Jennifer Anderson
- Australian Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honors Gary Toner
- Lynton Mortensen Completes Australian Triple Crown
- Way Back When In Tasmania
- Derwent River Big Swim
- Dan Curtis To Take On The Big Swim After 39 Years
- Dan Downs Derwent
- Surf Lifesaving Tasmania
- Hobart Homecoming
- World Open Water Swimming Association
- Open Water Swimming