The 14th edition of the ‘la Travesía a Nado Eufemiano Verde Taurito-Playa de Mogán‘ a 1,200-meter open water swimming competition and children’s circuits in the municipality of Mogán on Saturday 24 July 2021.

The 1,200-meter crossing will start at 11:00 am from Taurito beach heading towards Playa de Mogán, with up to 300 participants. Both beaches will be busier than usual for a few hours due to this large sporting event.

In 2020, the competition was suspended due to the health crisis, but now returns the the sport events calender for the municipality of Mogán. In the 2019 edition, the last one held, the Travesía a Nado Taurito-Playa de Mogán incorporated into its name the name of Eufemiano Verde, a resident of the municipality who died in 2018 and was a pioneer in promoting swimming in the south of the island. and assiduous to participate in sporting events, and in particular in this one.

 

Anyone can participate in the the 14th ‘La Travesía a Nado’ open water event and there is a quota of 300 places available. Those over 15 years ( but still minors ) who wish to do so must provide parental authorisation. Minors will be able to register for free in the circuits that will begin at 12:00 in the same bay of Mogán beach. Those in the prebenjamín category –7 and 8 years old – and in the benjamín category –9 and 10 years old– will travel a distance of 50 meters. Boys and girls aged 11 and 12 in the juvenile category will travel 100 meters and finally, participants in the children’s category –13 and 14 years old – will complete a distance of 150 meters. The main event 1200 meters has a €10 fee. If you want to join click the links latest on 19 July. It is also possible to do it in person at the reception of the David Jiménez Silva Sports Complex (Calle Alcalde Paco González, 10. Arguineguín) or at the Valle de Mogán Sports Complex (Calle El Mocán, 34. Mogán casco)