Tag: Pedro Rego Monteiro

Swimming On The Actual 2016 Olympic Marathon Course

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Olympic 10K Marathon Swim was initially held in the Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park (顺义奥林匹克水上公园 or 順義奧林匹克水上公園), 60 km outside Beijing during the 2008 Olympic Games. Then the Serpentine was the site of the 2012 London Olympics Games 10 km marathon swim. At the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the 10 km marathon

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Who Is The King Of The Sea?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Who are these guys on the beach? They are top open water swimmers from South Africa, Italy, Germany, Argentina, and Brazil who compete in the annual King and Queen of the Sea (Rei e Rainha do Mar in Portuguese) competition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The multi-stage professional and amateur open water swim

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Hitting The Turn Buoys Right On

We love the massive turn buoys used in Brazil. They are big, they are easy to see, they promote the sponsors. Because they are so big and easy to sight, when the currents are flowing especially laterally (either perpendicularly or diagonally to the turn buoys), swimmers can easily modify their course to take advantage of the currents AND hit the buoys

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