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Date: 4 February 2018
Location: Manly, NSW
Distance/s: 1km, 2km & 5km
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The Sydney Morning Herald Cole ClassicThe Sydney Morning Herald Cole Classic is one of Australia's largest ocean swims and takes place at Manly's natural wonderland, Shelly Beach.

This iconic event will celebrate its 35th year giving participants the opportunity to test their abilities over 1km, 2km and 5km courses.

The open water swims begin at Shelly Beach, providing swimmers with a course that takes them around to the finish line out the front of the Manly Life Saving Club.

Join the numbers of ocean swimmers who'll descend upon Manly to enjoy the swim across some of the best water Sydney has to offer.


Jed Boxall00:12:05
James Thomson00:12:14
Peter Thiel00:12:21
Abbey Slaughter00:13:20
Brittanee Newman00:13:22
Charlotte Forti00:14:25

2017 - 2km Elite

Zachary Attard00:28:43
Peter Thiel00:28:54
Thomas Doyle00:28:59
Emily Doyle00:28:56
Brooke Morgan00:29:05
Zoe Whitfield00:31:22
Ollie Signorini00:20:24
Courtney Atkinson00:21:30
Thomas Doyle00:21:44
Brooke Morgan00:21:58
Emily Doyle00:22:57
Olivia Adams00:23:03
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