FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix

Since 2008, the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix, an annual circuit, attracts the international open water swimming elite in challenging races that range from 10km to 88km.

In 2014, the competitions will take place on the following dates and sites: January 26 in Rosario (ARG)CANCELLED, February 2 in Santa Fe-Coronda (ARG), February 9 in Hernandarias-Parana (ARG), March 29 in Cancun (MEX), July 26 in Lac St. Jean (CAN), August 2 in Lac Magog (CAN), August 23 in Ohrid Lake (MKD) and September 7 in Capri-Napoli (ITA).

Mexico prepares for FINA OWS GP in Sumidero Canyon

Open Water Grand Prix

The promotion of open water swimming in Mexico is very important and in 2009 two international FINA events will be held in the country: a leg of the Open Water Swimming Grand Prix will take place at the Sumidero Canyon on April 18, and a stage of the Marathon Swimming World Cup will be held in Cancun on September 12.

The first open water international competition in Mexico for 2009 is the fourth date of the Grand Prix with a distance of 15km, which will double as the XX Sumidero Canyon Marathon.

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