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Saturday, May 26, 2012

Open Water Does Double Duty At World Masters Champs

2,326 adult swimmers will take to the open water in the Adriatic Sea in Italy, where a record number will participate in the 14th FINA World Masters Championships from June 3-17.

From 20 to over 100 years old, swimmers from Italy, Germany, France, Russia, USA, Great Britain, Brazil, Canada, Spain, Netherlands, Australia, Japan, Sweden, Venezuela, Switzerland, Ukraine, Mongolia, Zimbabwe and Fiji will shave down, taper and enjoy a global celebration of the masters experience.

The 3 km open water swim will take place at the seaside town of Riccione, known as The Green Pearl of the Adriatic.

Due to the unexpectedly large number of participants in the open water race, FINA wisely decided for safety reasons to expand the race over two days on Saturday June 16th and Sunday June 17th.

On the 16th, age groups 40, 35, 30 and 25 men and women will start.

On the 17th, age groups 85, 80, 75, 70, 65, 60, 55, 50 and 45 men and women will start. For the latest updates, click here.

Photo shows American Dr. Lyle Nalli, an enthusiastic pool and channel relay swimmer.

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