Open Water Swimming is a cardio discipline that puts participants in the middle of everything that Nature can offer. With 456 km of coastline, Hong Kong has some of the world’s most beautiful and easily accessible beaches. In partnership with Victoria Recreation Club (VRC), our Open Water Swimming event will be held at Deep Water Bay on the south side of Hong Kong, where you will enjoy a post-swim BBQ with over 200 swimmers, overlooking the South China Sea.


Potential Locations:

  • Victoria Recreation Club, Deep Water Bay


Personal swimming equipment: Swim cap, goggles, swimwear

Events / Schedule

  • Saturday, November 11. Consists of 1 morning of competition.
The following events will be organized:
  • 5000m

Categories / Divisions

Men’s and Women Divisions Age Groups:
  • 18-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-64
  • 65-69
  • 70-74
  • 75-79
  • 80-84
  • 85-89
  • 90-94
  • 95-99
  • 100+

No. of Participants / Teams


Registration Fee

$600.00 HKD

Guidelines / Special Considerations or Rules

All swimmers must hold a current license of their National Swimming Federation. If you are not a member of a FINA affiliated organization, Gay Games 11 Hong Kong 2022 will provide you with ability to obtain a “special event” or “one time” license for liability and insurance purposes. See IGLA Rule IDI 1.2 (Registration of Swimmers) for further detail. Please enter a seed time for each event. If you don’t know your best time, provide your best guess.

All Information Above is Subject to Change

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