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Seventh Aguas Abiertas Nado Seguro 3-5K Tournament

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March 31, 2017

On April 1st the Marina Riviera Nayarit in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle will welcome the 7th Riviera Nayarit 'Nado Seguro' 3-5K open water swim. 700 participants from all over Mexico are expected to participate.

La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Nayarit - On April 1, 2017, more than 700 swimmers from across the country will gather at La Cruz de Huanacaxtle for a competition to win the Riviera Nayarit 2017 Nado Seguro (Open Water Swim tournament) that will test their strength at swimming distances of 3 and 5 kilometers.

This year's event is celebrating its inclusion in the Global Swim Series, which will surely result in new growth for the tournament, as this particular organization boasts a global competition network in 26 countries with more than 38 thousand affiliated swimmers holding 80 competitions throughout the year.

During the press conference, event organizer Belín Villasante commented on this achievement, stating it was thanks mainly to the international positioning of the Riviera Nayarit, but also to the great connectivity and infrastructure, the increase in participants and other distinctions that make this one of the country's most important competitions.

There are an expected 700 swimmers from different areas in the country and beyond the borders, who will be divided into 19 categories with participants ranging in age from 7 to 70 years, including a special category for the disabled.

The first group of swimmers will enter the water around 7:00 am followed by each consecutive group until all the categories are completed around noon. There will be judging in the water and plenty of security for all participants.

The first place winners in all categories will receive medals and trophies; there is also a professional men's and women's category that will be the only one to award cash prizes.

Registration closes on March 31, 2017 and costs $800 pesos, which includes an official t-shirt and event cap, snacks and hydration at the end of the competition, as well as a participation medal.

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The public is invited to watch the April 1st competitions from the beach next to Marina Riviera Nayarit at La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, which has hosted the Aguas Abiertas Riviera Nayarit Nado Seguro for the last 6 years. Don't miss the seventh edition of this annual competition, which brings together some of the best swimmers in Mexico.

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