Olympics 2021: Swimrun as a new demonstration sport?

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Olympic Games in Tokyo were postponed to July-August 2021. The Japanese government tried everything to delay this announcement, but ultimately had to accept health imperatives. This announcement allowed the athletes to better plan their preparation and removed some stress. It seems that this change also opens up new opportunities. Indeed a small article of the chain NHK (Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai, largest media in Japan) …

Will there be any swimrun race in April 2020?

We previously looking into the potential effect of the COVID-19 virus on equipment availability for 2020. However, it appears now this is not going to be the major problem. We witness global restriction on travels and on group gathering, including of course sport events. Already in our little world of swimrun, St Raphael and Cyprus have been cancelled. It is very likely that all events scheduled for at least March …

European Swimrun Championship

WoS understands that following the creation of multiple national championships (e.g. the recently announced Belgium championship) and the perceived need to unite European nations in light of the BREXIT events, the European Community commission for Sport will announce during its next Forum taking place in Bucharest (Romania) on the 8-9 April 2019 that a European Swimrun Championship  (ESC) will be organised. The team aspect was a key factor of the decision. …

Amber Swimrun Race in Latvia – Swimrun in the Baltic states!

Four years ago, two of the Amber race organising team participated in the Rockman swimrun race. They liked it so much that they decided to introduce Latvians and other Baltic countries to the wonderful sport of swimrun. In 2016, Amber race swimrun took place for first time in Salacgriva, located along the coast of north Latvia. This is the 3rd time the race will take place, on May 27. In …