The 5th annual Navarino Challenge, photography courtesy of Elias Lefas.

The 2017 Navarino Challenge is a multi-sport event that includes a 1.6 km open water swim in Navarino Bay at the port of Pylos in the Ionian Sea.

The event will be held October 13th-15th in Messinia and Costa Navarino, Greece along Costa Navarino.

The course was designed by the Greek national open water swimming team Technical Director Nikos Gemelos.

For more information, visit www.navarinochallenge.com.

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