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Swim

The Start

Enjoy the unique privilege of starting from the historic centre of Venice: to arrive at the start line the athletes should walsk about 15 minutes in the heart of Venice early in the morning, forn an unforgettable experience! The swimming section gets underway from one of the most spectacularly preserved areas of Venice where exactly 500 years ago, on March 29 1516, the world’s first Jewish ghetto was founded.

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The Course

One straight line of 3.8km in the internal lagoon in front of Venice, with calm and fast water: early morning in June in Venice is warm and the temperature of the water will be around 22°C-72°F.

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Starting Procedure