Swim The Island

Swim the Island

Date & Location

Bergeggi, Spotorno, Italy

Organiser’s Description

With over 2,300 participants in 2015, Swim The Island is officially Italy’s largest open water swimming event and one of the most popular in the World, where swimmers and triathletes compete in distances ranging from 800m to 7.8 km. Swim in the magnificent Mediterranean - no walls, no lanes, no chlorine... just the great outdoors and blue salt water. Kids' and sprint challenge/family team swims on the Saturday, main event swims on Sunday 9 October.


  • 6 km, 3.5 km, 1.8 km
  • Sprint/family: 800m
  • Kids' swims: 100m, 200m, 400m
  • Swimming
  • Childrens
  • 1km or less
  • 1 - 5km
  • 6 - 10km
  • 1 mile or less
  • 1 - 5 miles
  • Sea

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