Wednesday, June 11, 2008

European Open Water Swimming News

The European Swimming League, Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN), announced its 5-event 2008 Open Water Cup series:
June 15 in Piombino 10K (Italy)
June 28 in Marmaris 5K (Turkey)
July 13 in Sète 10K (France)
August 14 in Navia 5K (Spain)
August 31 in Porec 5K final (Croatia)
September 1 in Porec 10K final (Croatia)

The series leads into the 2008 European Open Water Championships that are held
September 9-14 in Dubrovnik, Croatia where the championships will feature 5, 10 and 25K race distances.

LEN will also host the European Junior Open Water Championships, July 12 and 13 in Sète, France.

Photo shows German open water swimming stars, Britta Kamrau-Corestein, Thomas Lurz and Angela Maurer. Lurz and Maurer will be representing Germany in the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim in Beijing.

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