Open water

Open Water swimming in Sussex

The Sussex coastline provides great opportunities for open water swimming and a number of our clubs have open water groups.

The achievements of Britain’s marathon swimmers at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, where Team GB won three medals, raised the profile of open water and long distance swimming.

Useful information

Open Water swimming in the South East

Swim England Open Water hub

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