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World's Top 100 Urban Swims

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noun - The World's Top 100 Urban Swims are interesting, unique, beautiful and exciting open water swims held in metropolitan or near city centers around the world.

2019 World's Top 100 Urban Swims[edit]

The 2019 World's Top 100 Urban Swims include the following, listed alphabetically:

1. 1.PKO Winter Swimming is the tradition of winter swimming by 1.PKO in the Vltava river in Prague, Czech Republic
2. 2 Bridges Swim Under The Walkway, 2.5 km and 5 km in the Hudson River in New York, U.S.A.
3. 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim, 193 km down the Hudson River in New York, U.S.A.
4. 20 Bridges Manhattan Island Swim, 45.9 km circumnavigation swim around Manhattan Island in the Hudson River, East River and Harlem River in New York City
5. 40 Bridges Swim, 91 km twice counterclockwise circumnavigation swim around Manhattan Island in the Hudson River, East River and Harlem River in New York City
6. Acapulco 5K International Ronald Johnson Open Water Swim, 1.5 km and 5 km in Acapulco, Mexico
7. Arctic Cup in Lapland Lake Semenovskoye, Murmansk, Russia)
8. Amsterdam City Swim, 2 km in the Keizersgracht in Amsterdam, Netherlands
9. Charles River Swim, 1.6 km in the Charles River between Harvard Bridge and Longfellow Bridge in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
10. Ederle-Burke Swim, 25.9 km in the Hudson River from Battery Park in New York City to Sandy Hook, New Jersey, U.S.A.
11. EDF Aqua Challenge - Paris, 1.25 km, 2.5 km and 5 km in le Bassin de la Villette in Paris, France
12. Grand Dublin Swim, 10 km in River Liffey in Dublin, Ireland
13. Greater Manchester Swim, 500m, 1-mile, 3-mile dock-to-dock in the Salford Quays in Manchester, U.K.
14. Harmonie Mutuelle: Open Swim Stars - Paris, 1 km, 2 km, 2 km fins, 5 km, 10 km, 1 km Team Challenge and 11.5 km SwimRun races in Canal de l’Ourcq, Paris, France
15. Hong Kong to Macau Swim, 35 km from Hong Kong to Macau across the Pearl River estuary
16. Ice Mile in River Vltava, Prague, Czech Republic
17. Liberty To Freedom Swim, 3.54 km from the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor to the Freedom tower in downtown Manhattan Island, New York, U.S.A.
18. Liffey Swim, 2.2 km in the River Liffey through Dublin, Ireland
19. Peter Pan Cup Christmas Morning Handicap Swim in London, England
20. Portland Bridge Swim, 17.2 km through Portland in the Willamette River, Oregon
21. Rei e Rainha do Mar Desafio (King and Queen of the Sea Challenge), 1 km, 5 km on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
22. Rose Pitonof Swim, 27.3 km from Manhattan Island to Coney Island in New York, U.S.A.
23. Round Christiansborg Swim, 2 km in the canals in Christiansborg in Copenhagen, Denmark
24. Sheko Challenge, Hong Kong
25. Spuyten Duyvil 10K, 10.5 km in the Harlem River and Hudson River, New York, U.S.A.
26. St. Petersburg Big Neva Winter Swimming Cup in the Neva River in St. Petersburg, Russia
27. Swim Miami, 5 km and 10 km, Miami, U.S.A.
28. The Five, 5 km in Hong Kong
29. Three Rivers Marathon Swim (3RMS), 30 km in the Ohio River, Monongahela River and Allegheny River in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
30. Up the River Downtown Swim, 10 km along St. Johns River through Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.A.
31. Vibes & Scribes Lee Swim, 2 km in the Lee River through the centre of the City of Cork, Ireland
32. Waikiki Roughwater Swim, 3.8 km in Waikiki Beach, Hawaii, U.S.A.
33. Xstrata Nickel Swim Thru Perth, 2.2 km and 4 km on the Swan River from Barrack Street Jetty to Matilda Bay in Perth, Australia

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