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Cocos Island, Western Australia
29C / 84F
Total Time = 2h 53m
Overall Rank = /
Age Group =
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  • 2h 53m
  • 9380 meters
  • 01m 50s / 100 meters

Due to weather the event was cancelled at 6am on the scheduled day, Saturday November 19 pending an afternoon decision on Sunday.

At 4pm on Saturday the decision as made to cancel it for Sunday also.

On Monday Yanti and I were able to organise a boat with a local and we did the swim ourselves. It was a long way to go only to miss out.

Overall I swam about 1.1km further than than the straight line distance so my time of 2h 53m with little training isn't too bad.
Post race
Event comments:

The Cocos Keeling islands are paradise. Swimming conditions there are great.

Last updated: 2017-01-11 12:00 AM
02:53:00 | 9380 meters | 01m 50s / 100meters
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance: Good
Course: 8.2km direct line across the lagoon from the ferry terminal on Home island to the ferry terminal on West island.
Start type: Deep Water Plus:
Water temp: 27C / 81F Current: Low
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting:
Waves: Navigation: Below average
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race?
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

2017-01-12 12:08 AM

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