In honor of the first long-distance swimmers to be recorded, "The Authentic Marathon Swim, Skyllias and Hydna" event, will take place in the straits of Artemision, the location of the historical Naval Battle between the Greek and Persian forces, on September 4-6, 2020. Hence, the open-water swimming event provides swimmers of the modern era with an opportunity of replicating the historical achievement of Skyllias and Hydna by swimming over the shipwrecks of the historical Artemisium Naval Battle The event includes 10km, 3km and 1,5km open water swimming races at Pefki of Istiaia-Aidipsos Municipality in Evia.

Saturday, September 5, 2020

17:00 3km Open Water Swimming

17:00 1.5km Open Water Swimming


Sunday, September 6, 2020

09:00 10km Open water swimming

10:00 800m Kids’ Swimming

  • 10KM Route

  • 3KM Route

  • 1,5KM Route

  • 800M Kids’ Swimming

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The Authentic Marathon Swim, Skyllias & Hydna is co-organized by the Municipality of Istiaia-Edipsos and Active Media Group.


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