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Shonan Open Water Swimming

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Shonan Open Water Swimming (湘南オープンウォータースイミング) is a multi-race open water swimming competition on Honshu in Japan that includes a 800m swim, 2.5 km swim, 5 km and 10 km marathon swim from Zushi in Kanagawa Prefecture on the main island of Honshu to Enoshima (江の島), a small offshore island in Sagami Bay of Kanagawa Prefecture. These include some of the closest sandy beaches to Tokyo and Yokohama, Enoshima, Zushi and the adjacent coastline are the hub of a local resort area.


  • 10 km interisland marathon swim from Zushi to Enoshima, オープンウォータースイミング10km (逗子海岸⇒片瀬東浜)
  • 2.5 km open water swim in Zushi Bay, オープンウォータースイミング2.5km (逗子湾)
  • 2.5 km fin swimming in Zushi Bay, フィンスイミング2.5km(逗子湾) ★モノフィンの部(足ひれ1枚) ★ビーフィンの部(足ひれ2枚)
  • 800m swim tour in Enoshima, 江の島スイムツアー800m 集団泳(江の島⇒片瀬東浜)
  • 800m swim tour in Zushi Bay, 逗子海岸スイムツアー800m 集団泳(逗子海岸内)

2016 Shonan Open Water Swimming Video

2014 Shonan Open Water Swimming Video

Video by Yuhki Endoh shows the 2014 Shonan Open Water Swimming event was held on 31 August 2014 with over 1,400 athletes in attendance.

2014 Shonan Open Water Swimming Video

2018 Japan Open Water Swimming Circuit Series

It is part of the 2018 Japan Open Water Swimming Circuit Series, a 14-race series of races held throughout Japan:

Race 1: 5 km Shizuoka Ocha Open Water Swimming Race on 3 June at Numazu City, Shizuoka Prefecture
Race 2: 5 km Nakaumi Open Water Swimming on 24 June at Yonago City, Tottori Prefecture
Race 3: 5 km 5th Annual Nanki Tanabe・Ogigahama Open Water Swimming on 24 June at Tanabe City, Wakayama Prefecture
Race 4: 5 km Akune Open Water Swimming on 1 July at Akune City, Kagoshima Prefecture
Race 5: 5 km 6th Annual World Heritage Yakushima Open Water Swimming on 7 July at Yakushima Village, Kagoshima Prefecture
Race 6: 5 km 22nd Annual Tateyama Open Water Swimming Festival on 15-16 July at Tateyama City, Chiba Prefecture
Race 7: 5 km Open Water Swimming Mie Open Owase on 29 July at Owase City, Mie Prefecture
Race 8: 5 km Sado Open Water Swimming on 5 August at Sado City, Niigata Prefecture
Race 9: 5 km Kamaishi Open Water Swimming Nebama on 5 August at Kamaishi City, Iwate Prefecture
Race 10: 5 km 5th Annual Biwako・Nagahama Open Water Swimming on 19 August at Nagahama City, Shiga Prefecture
Race 11: 3.2 km 12th Annual Himeji Ieshima Open Water Swimming on 25-26 August in Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture
Race 12: 10 km 15th Annual Shonan Open Water Swimming on 1-2 September at Zushi City ・Fujisawa City, Kanagawa Prefecture
Race 13: 5 km Setouchi Open Water Swimming in Shibukawa on 30 September at Tamano City, Okayama Prefecture
Race 14: 5 km Susaki Open Water Swimming on 1 October in Susaki City, Kochi Prefecture

2018 OWS大会一覧

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