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Aegeathlon

''Aegeathlon'' is the distinctive name for an ambitious swimming relay race across the Aegean Sea. Six athletes with disability and two swimmers / coaches managed to swim across the distance between Cape Sounion of Attica and the island of Mylos in the middle of the Aegean Sea in five days.

''Aegeathlon'' took place between September 20 and September 25, 2003. The ''Aegeathlon'' team set off for Mylos, stopping over at the islands of Kythnos, Sifnos, Serifos and Kimolos.

The distance between Sounion and Mylos is 145 km (78 navy miles). However, depending on weather conditions and the situation in the open sea during the crossing, athletes may have to cover as many as 160 to 170 km (85-92 navy miles) in five days.