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2011 Capri-Naples Marathon

This year the Mostra d’oltremare will be the official seat of the 46th Edition of the Capri-Naples crossing, all part of the international swimming Federation. This marathon has become by now a historic event, the Capri-Naples crossing will consists of competitors, swimming for 36 kilometers, usually lasting around 7 hours, where the first part of the route will be at the discretion of swimmers, followed by a part lined by buoys.

The race will start officially on Sunday June 19th, with starting point from Marina grande in Capri and arrival at the promenade of Via Caracciolo, in Naples. Up for grabs for the winner will be the “Banco di Napoli ” trophy, waiting at the finish line with famous actress and singer Monica Sarnelli.

The Mostra d’oltremare will be, as evidenced in the program, the headquarters of the event, in fact, there will also be a presentation of the athletes, interviews and press conferences on this Capri-Naples crossing, which is, to all intents and purposes, the official FINA World Grand Prix for 2011.

This is the official program of the event:

Thursday, June 16th 2011

Arrival of swimmers in Naples

09:30- 11:30 am: Training (Mostra d’Oltremare)

15:00- 17:00 pm: Training (Mostra d’Oltremare)

Friday, June 17th, 2011


11:00 am: Conference meeting

12:00 pm: Official Photos

13:30 pm: Lunch at the Gradola Club (Grotta Azzurra)

15:00- 17:00 pm: Training (Grotta Azzurra)

17:30 pm: “Swimming in Blue”

Saturday, June 18th, 2011


08:30- 10:00 am: Training (Mostra d’Oltremare)

11:00 am: Technical Meeting (Mostra d’Oltremare)

12:00 pm: Press Conference (Mostra d’Oltremare)

18:00 pm: Official Presentation of Swimmers (Mostra d’Oltremare & 54^ Fiera della casa)

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

09:15 am: NON FINA race begins

10:00 am: Official race begins

10:30 am: Windsurf Capri-Naples race begins

11:00 am: Basketball court opening in Naples

11:30 am: Boxing event in Naples

13:00 pm: Aquathlon event

17:00 pm: End of race, small award ceremony, doping tests (Naples)

21:30 pm: Capri-Naples race Party (Ammot Cafè Varcaturo )

Monday, June 20th, 2011

10:00 am: Relaxing day at Magic World water park

19:00 pm: Official Award Ceremony

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Departure of Swimmers

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