Copa Nadal, photo by Emilio Morenatti
The 200-meter Barcelona Traditional Christmas Swimming Cup
, locally known in Spanish as the Copa Nadal
is held at the Old Harbour of Barcelona, Spain held annually on 25 December. The 102nd edition was held in 2011. The Copa Nadal
is organized by the Barcelona Swimming Club
. The event was started in 1908 and has only been suspended three times, in 1936, 1937, and 1938, because of the Spanish Civil War.