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Irish Triple Crown (of Open Water Swimming)

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North Channel (between Donaghadee and Portpatrick)
Dál Riada Channel (between Mull of Kintyre and Cushendal / Torr Head)
Oa Channel (between the Mull of Oa on the Isle of Islay and the Giants causeway)

noun - The Irish Triple Crown is an achievement that requires the completion of 3 different solo marathon swims and is governed by the Irish Long Distance Swimming Association.

Current Irish Triple Crown[edit]

Former Irish Triple Crown[edit]

The Irish Triple Crown was formerly defined as 3 channel swims within Ireland and Northern Ireland:

  • 35.0 km across the North Channel between Donaghadee in Northern Ireland and Portpatrick in Scotland
  • 20.7 km across the Dál Riada Channel between Mull of Kintyre and Cushendal / Torr Head
  • 30.9 km across the Oa Channel between the Mull of Oa on the Isle of Islay and the Giants causeway

Synonyms[edit]

Irish Triple Crown, Irish Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming

External links[edit]