Freedom Swim

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The Freedom Swim is one of the world's toughest open water swimming competitions, a 7.5 km ocean swim from Robben Island to Big Bay beach in South Africa. Known for its cold waters, rough conditions and sharks, the pro-am Freedom Swim was part of the Cadiz Swim Series in the Western Cape of South Africa. It is one of the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims and draws top professional marathon swimmers and capable amateurs from around the world.

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[edit] Distance

7.5 km

[edit] Type

Ocean

[edit] Location

City Robben Island to Big Bay

Country South Africa

Region Africa

[edit] Contact

Name Ram Barkai

[edit] Event Information

Month: May

Event Date: 3 May 2014

Website: http://www.cadiz.co.za/events/freedomswim/

Class: Amateur

Wetsuit: Yes

Charity: No

[edit] Cadiz Swim Series

The Cadiz Swim Series includes the Cadiz Brian Curtis Mile, Cadiz Human Rights Day Swim, Cadiz Freedom Swim, Youth Day Swim, Women's Day Swim, and Heritage Day Swim.

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