Committee for Marathon and Long Distance Swimming

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Vojislav Mijic, founder and first president of the Committee for Marathon and Long Distance Swimming in the Republic of Serbia
noun- The Committee for Marathon and Long Distance Swimming is a governing body and organiser of marathon swims and open water swimming competitions in the Republic of Serbia. The Committee was founded by Vojislav Mijić, one of the world's most passionate open water swimming race directors and marathon swimmers and 2-time member of the 24-hour club.

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Vojislav Mijić

Mijić organises the Sabac Swim Marathon (Plivački maraton Jarak-Šabac), a race on the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix pro circuit, and the annual Epiphany Swimming for the Holy Cross of Honour, an Epiphany swimming event of 33 meters in the Old City Beach on 19 January in Šabac, Serbia. "In Serbia, we now have 15 marathon swims per year. When I first started swimming marathons back in 1973, people told me that I was a very crazy man. But now, everything has changed. Marathon swimming is now in the Olympics. I am deeply satisfied in my heart."

Šabac Swim Marathon

Epiphany Swimming for the Holy Cross of Honour

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