2016 FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix Schedule
FINA has posted the dates for the 2016 FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix.
2016 FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix Schedule:
February 7th – 25 km Maratón Internacional Aguas Abiertas Villa Urquiza – Paraná), Argentina
TBC – 15 km Maratón Cozumel, Mexico
July 30th – 32 km Traversée internationale du lac St-Jean), Canada
August 20th – 33 km Охридски Пливачки Маратон, Ohridski Plivački Maraton, Macedonia
September 4th – 36 km Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli, Italy
One of the two races not on the 2016 professional circuit is the Setúbal Bay 10 km race which serves as the second qualifier for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
2016 FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup Schedule:
February 6th – La Patagones Viedma (Maraton Patagones-Viedma International Open Water Swim), Argentina
February 27th – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
TBC – Cozumel, Mexico
June 18th – Balatonfured, Hungary
July 28th – Lac St-Jean, Canada
August 13th – Lac-Mégantic, Canada
October 9th – Chun’an, China
October 15th – Hong Kong
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