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International Swimming Marathon of Toroneos Gulf

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24.5 km Toroneos Gulf Marathon certificate from 1996 event
Toroneos Gulf Marathon 26 km course in northern Greece

The International Swimming Marathon of Toroneos Gulf (or the ΔΙΕΘΝΗΣ ΚΟΛΥΜΒΗΤΙΚΟΣ ΔΙΑΠΛΟΥΣ ΤΟΡΩΝΑΙΟΥ ΚΟΛΠΟΥ or International Swimming Across of Toroneos Gulf or Toroneos Gulf Crossing) has been held in Nikiti, Greece since 1971. Also called the Toroneos Gulf Swim, it is 26 km marathon swim from Kalithea, Kassandra to Nikiti, Sithonia in Halkidiki, and is held on the 3rd weekend of July every year. It is one of the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims.

Distance

24.5 km

Type

Ocean

Location

City Kallithea Beach to Nikiti

Country Greece

Region Europe

Contact

Name Cultural Youth Association of Nikiti - Sithon

Email koura_n@otenet.gr

Fax +30 237 50 20067

Address ΕΕΝΝ SITHON - 63088 NIKITI HALKIDIKI HELLAS

Website http://www.sithon.org.gr

Event Information

Month: July

Event Date: 7/19/2009

Website: Marathon Swimming in Greece

Water Temp: 24°-27°C (75°-80.6°F)

Class: Amateur

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