Thursday, November 19, 2009

The World's Longest Open Water Swimming Race Returns

FINA announced the world's longest marathon swim has been added to its 2010 FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix.

The 88K (54-mile) Maraton Acuático Internacional Hernandarias-Paraná is a grand, downstream river swim down Argentina's Paraná, the second-longest river in South America.

A Spanish-language description of the Hernandarias-Paraná race can be seen here:

Photo shows Damian Blaum, winner of the 2007 race in 8 hours and 50 minutes.

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