India's premiere open water swimming race Swimathon Goa 2015 is here and is calling out to all budding and enthusiastic swimmers to take part and experience the thrill of open sea swimming! In a country mostly governed by Cricket, water sports are not an everyday thing. Held on the scenic Colva beach south of the beautiful city of Goa, you can be assured this is going to be quite an event to start with! Conducted by the Goa Swimming Association and recognized by the Swimming Federation of India, it is called the Open Water Swimming Indian Selection Trial. The fastest swimmers both Male and Female in the 5 KM and 10 KM races will get the opportunity to represent India in the Final World Championship. This World Championship is an open water event held at Kazan, Russia.
Promoted by the Square Of Sports Pvt. Ltd, it is the celebration of the start of Spring. More like kicking off the advent of the beautiful season of spring with something other than Holi, the festival if color. This race is an opportunity for swimmers to swim across the most beautiful stretch of open water in South Goa on the beach of Colva. The most beautiful time of the day is dawn and swimmers swim into the waters as the sun rises in shimmering magic, setting the golden sands on fire. This your chance to shine and make your time worth by indulging in water sports. Even if you haven't ever done this before and all this sounds crazy, you can surely cross a small distance just for the feeling of satisfaction at having swum your way into something new!
The types of races include the 10K Swimmathon for 14+ years (men and women), 5K Swimmathonfor 13-17 years (boys and girls), 17+ years (men and women), 35+ years (men and women), Physically challenged. The1K Swimmathon for 10-14 years (boys and girls), 14+ years (men and women). 250M Dream Swim for 10-14 years (boys and girls), 14+ years (men and women). 10K + 250M Dream Swim Swimmathon for 14+ years (men and women). 5K + 250M Dream Swim Swimmathon for 13-17 years, (boys and girls), 17+ years (men and women), 35+ years (men and women), Physically challenged.