Sun. Dec 15th, 2019

500 swimmers cross the waters of Mogn on Saturday – La Provincia


Countdown to the third edition of the Gloria Mogán Open Water, the open water swim race that will take place this Saturday from 9.15 am and will be extended throughout the morning. The weather forecast for that day is good, with sunshine and a temperature of about 24 degrees, ideal for the 500 participants to perform at their best.

The Gloria Mogán Open Water It is the last test of the nine that belong to the Open Water Series circuit and this year again has the distances of 10,100 meters, 2,100 meters and 4,600 meters, the latter being scored for the II Canary Islands Open Water Cup of the Canary Federation of Swimming.

The mayor of Mogán, Onalia Good, who thanked the Gloria Thalasso & Hotels group for their collaboration "and on their behalf José María Mañaricúa for their involvement with sporting and other events in the municipality," said the Consistory will continue to encourage sports "since Not only does it promote a healthy lifestyle but it also gives Mogán an attraction for those who choose it as a destination".

For its part, Mañaricúa He highlighted "the work done by the municipality of Mogán for sports." "Complementing sun and beach tourism with sports activities throughout the year allows Mogán to be exhibited as a reference in this area. This helps tourists come to participate in the tests, to improve our average rate and our hotel occupancy as well as to make known in Europe that we are a territory with twelve months of sun where to sail and swim on its coasts and do many more activities of all".

The manager of Top Time Events, Pablo Gonzalez, showed his satisfaction to go another year of the hand with the City council of Mogán "and to count on the support of the sponsors". González explained that the goal of all distances ends "in a very important enclave", Las Marañuelas beach in Arguineguín, and that after the event, you will enjoy a leisure time with DJ music in the adjacent square.

Along the same path, the Councilor for Sports, Luis Becerra, encouraged all citizens to "come to our place in Las Marañuelas to enjoy, because in the end each competitive event is accompanied in parallel with what is the sport party celebrating the arrival of each one of the participants and sharing with the rest of relatives and friends present ". In addition, the mayor expressed his gratitude with "all departments involved in the development of this and each of the activities that are held throughout the year."

Delivery of bibs and departures from several moganeras beaches

On December 6, Friday, the bib numbers and swimmers' bags will be delivered. It will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Top Time – Avenida República de Nicaragua de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria – and from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Plaza de Las Marañuelas de Arguineguín.

The test will take place on the morning of Saturday, December 7, beginning with the departure of the distance of 10,100 meters at 9:15 a.m. at Mogán Beach, to continue with the departure at 11:00 hours of the distance of 4,600 meters on the beach of Puerto Rico and end with the distance of 2,100 meters at 12:00 hours from the beach of Anfi del Mar.

The trophy will be awarded at 2:15 p.m., while the prizes for the 2019 Open Water series will be held at The Market Puerto Rico at 7:00 p.m.

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