1st International Open Sea Race in Protaras: Swimmers from 7 different countries participated (PICTURES)

The event was graced by the presence of the Mayor of Paralimni, Mr. Theodoros Pyrillis, and the President of the Cyprus Swimming Federation

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The 1st Protaras International Open-Water Marathon was successfully held in Protaras on Sunday 19/05.

In a statement, the Constantia Nautical Club stated that "the organization of an open sea race was a new challenge for our club. With full awareness of the responsibility and the role played by the Nautical Club of Constantia in the area of ​​the free province of Famagusta and in Cypriot swimming, we dived into the deepest, but always welcoming waters of Protaras.

The 1st Protaras International Open-Water Marathon is now in the past, having been crowned with absolute success both at the organizational and competitive level. Taking advantage of the amazing location of Protaras, the desire and passion of the group members for joint actions, as well as the motivation of the Cyprus Swimming Federation and the Municipality of Paralimni, we did not hesitate to explore new paths.
The race on Sunday, May 19, took place under excellent weather conditions and was the first to be organized in the area of ​​Protaras, which, according to the impressions of those present, is ideal for this type of event."

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The competitive part was crowned with absolute success, as everything went smoothly and according to the program, safely and reliably. KOEK swimmers participated in the competitions in the 5.000 meter race, which was evaluable for international qualifications and annual awards, and in the 2.500 meter race for younger athletes."

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Swimmers from 1 different countries and 7 continents participated in the 3st Protaras International Open-Water Marathon for masters: Bulgaria, Russia, Canada, United Kingdom, South Africa, Germany and Cyprus.

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The event was honored with their presence by the Mayor of Paralimni, Mr. Theodoros Pyrillis, and the President of the Cyprus Swimming Federation, Mr. Alexandros Christoforou, who welcomed the event and congratulated our group for the excellent organization.

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