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Navarino Challenge 2018

Courtesy of Elias_Lefas, Costa Navarino, Greece.

People from 36 countries competed in the Navarino Challenge that took place in Costa Navarino for the 6th consecutive year on October 13th while promoting the fight against childhood obesity through exercise and the Mediterranean diet.

The 2.8 km race in Navarino Bay was overseen by Greek national team coach Nikos Gemelos and included elite swimmers like George Arniakos, Dimitris Negris, Dejan Jovanovic, Anastasia Kyrili, Stellina Aplanti, Konstantinos Konstantineskou, Maria Kirykou, George Skotadis, and Timos Skotadis. The swimming action marked the the 191-year anniversary of the Battle of Navarino.

Full results from the Global Swim Series event are posted here.

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