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The third annual Open Water Swimming Competition organized by NadoSeguro (www.nadoseguro.com) has been announced, and will take place on April 27 in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Riviera Nayarit. The event is open to amateur and professional athletes of all ages.

Children 7 to 20 will make a 500 m lap; ages 11 and 12 will swim 1.250 km.; ages 13 and 14 will swim 2.5 km, and amateurs 15 and older will be required to complete 3.75 km in under 2 hours.

The main competition will be a 5k race for professionals with a time limit of 1 hour, 20 min. In 2011, two competitors from Guadalajara won this race: Manuel Chiu, with a time of 1:04:28, and Andrea GutiƩrrez, who finished in 1:12:13. In 2012, Alan Rojas Sagrero, timing 1:01:33, and Lizeth Rueda Santos, at 01:03:26, were the champions.

Registration will be open until April 24. The cost until April 21 is $550 pesos, increasing to $600 pesos after that date. For more information, contact belin@nadoseguro.com or pedromoran@nadoseguro.com.

Source: Riviera Nayarit