Williamstown Open Water (WOW) Challenge
An epic event that attracts first time open water swimmers to world and Olympic champions
- Date5 Mar 2023
The WOW Challenge and Victorian Open Water Championships attract first-time open water swimmers to world and Olympic champions.
Held at Williamstown beach, only 10 minutes from Melbourne's CBD, the elite and public swim together in all events, with championship swimmers posting recognised FINA times.
The event is the only Victorian qualifier for the Rottnest swim.
Swimmers can choose from six swim distances; Junior Dolphins Chase the Champs Kids 750m, 1.2km, 2.5km, 5km, 7.5km and 10km.
This is a festival of swimming, offering a retail activation zone, food and beverage from The Kiosk by d'Asporto, all in historical Williamstown offering cafes, bars and restaurants.
Williamstown VIC, Australia
Australasia’s largest ocean swimming community