May 22th, 2017

Swimmers Leave Marmaris Happy

International Arena Aquamasters Swimming Championship, the major swimming festival in Turkey, hosted more than one thousand participants this year. The fifth edition of the event has also become the second largest open water race of the country.

The event, staged between 17-21 May 2017, began with the Profilo Short Course Swimming Championship, followed by Setur Marinas 4x500 meters Relay Meet and finally Martı Hotels Open Water Swimming Championship.

Defining their general principles as “contributing to the awareness of swimming, offering a mass race to prove that the sport can be practiced by a wide range of age groups, and introducing open sea to the swimmers of every age”, Aquamasters held a very successful edition of the event, where the timing services were provided by Depar Timing. The 4x500m relay meet saw a record number of 84 teams, and a futher 700 participants started the open water races over three distances, 1500m, 3000m and 6000m. Swimmers stroke for three hours in the Marmaris Bay.

Adam Walker, the world-wide known endurance swimmer, joined the participants of the 5th International Arena Aquamasters Swimming Championship in their warm-up exercises.