India National Open Water Swimming Competition

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The annual India National Open Water Swimming Competition - the second longest open water swim in the world and the longest amateur marathon swimming competition - is among the Top 50 Open Water Swims In Asia and the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims. The race features two distances: 81 km and 19 km and is held in the River Bhagirathi.

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Prize Money

The winner of the 81 km distance receives INR 50,000 (US$970), the runner-up receives INR 30,000 (US$582) and the third finisher receives INR 20,000 (US$388) in prize money.

For the shorter 19 km race, the top three finishers receive INR 20,000 (US$388), INR 15,000 (US$291) and INR 10,000 (US$194) in the downstream event.

Distances

Type

River

Location

City Behrampur, River Bhagirathi from Ahiron Barrage Ghat to Gorabazar Ghat

State/County/Province West Bengal

Country India

Region Asia

Contact

Name Murshidabad Swimming Association

Event Information

Month: August

Event Date: 8/30/2009

Class: Amateur

Wetsuit: No

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