Spain's Christmas Swimming Cup

Spain's Christmas Swimming Cup

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BARCELONA, SPAIN - DECEMBER 25: A competitor in Christmas fancy dress jumps into the sea during the 104rd Barcelona Traditional Christmas Swimming Cup at the Old Harbour of Barcelona on December 25, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain. The Copa Nadal is organised by the Barcelona Swimming Club and involves competitors swimming across some 200 metres of water in the harbour. Launched in 1908 the event has only been suspended three times when the Spanish Civil War interrupted proceedings between 1936 and 1938. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

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Posted on December 27, 2013 at 4:13 PM

The 104th Barcelona Traditional Christmas Swimming Cup was held at the Old Harbour of Barcelona on December 25, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

The Copa Nadal is organized by the Barcelona Swimming Club and involves competitors swimming across some 200 meters of water in the harbour.

Launched in 1908 the event has only been suspended three times when the Spanish Civil War interrupted proceedings between 1936 and 1938.

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