Greece’s Authentic Marathon Swim Event Highlights Evia’s Sports Tourism Side


From the left: Attila Manyoki, Sofia Psilolignou, Nikos Gemelos, Ioannis Kontzias, Vicky Kouveli, Giannis Kotsiopoulos (photo by Dimitris Andritsos Photography @ Authentic Marathon Swim)

Amateur and professional swimmers from all over the world, earlier in July gathered on the island of Evia to participate in the Authentic Marathon Swim, an international sports tourism event.


The swimming event was organized with utmost safety and success for the 2nd consecutive year on July 2-4, 2021, at the Municipality of Istiea-Edipsos.


Amateur and professional swimmers from 10 countries, including USA, Russia, Spain, Netherlands, Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Malta, Luxembourg, and Greece visited North Evia for the needs of the event and discovered the region’s cultural and sports wealth.