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Leonie Beck confirms her participation in the Cascais Swim GP crossing

The elite of open water swimming meet in Portugal

El Cascais Swim Grand Prix, one of the most prestigious events on the international open water swimming circuit, has announced the participation of the German champion and Olympic swimmer Leonie Beck in the 5 kilometer test that will be held on September 22.

Beck has won several medals at the World Swimming Championships in 5K and 10K distances between 2019 and 2023 and was fifth in the 10K in Tokyo.

She is currently one of the favorites for medals at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.


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Places available for the 10 kilometer journey

In addition to the 5 kilometer test, the Cascais Swim GP offers a 10 kilometer swim for those swimmers looking for a greater challenge.

The organization has announced that there are still places available for this test, so it encourages those interested to register as soon as possible.

All Swim GP distances

This event, which offers the possibility of participating in various distances adapted to all levels, will be held between September 21 and 22.

These are all the distances available to compete in the Swim Gp

Competition Distance Date Route Type
Lisbon – Cascais crossing 20 km 20 km 21 September 2024 Point by point
Oeiras – Cascais crossing 10 km 10 km 21 September 2024 Point by point
Swim 5km 5 km 22 September 2024 Point by point
Swim 1.9km 1.9 km 22 September 2024 Point by point
Swim 1km 1 km 22 September 2024 Point by point
Swim 3.8km 3.8 km 22 September 2024 Closed circuit
Kids 400m & 200m 400m & 200m 21 September 2024 2 laps (400 m), 1 lap (200 m)

Cascais, a paradise for sports and tourism lovers

Cascais, located on the coast of Portugal, is a leading tourist destination that offers a perfect combination of natural beauty, historical heritage and a wide range of sports.

Visitors can enjoy its golden sand beaches, tour its picturesque old town and explore its surroundings, which include the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park.

Open registrations and more information

For more information about the Cascais Swim GP and to register, those interested can visit the event's official website: https://swimgp.com/.

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