Children splashed inside a mobile pool in the El Infernal neighborhood in the province of Pinar del Rio, part of Cuba's renowned tobacco-growing zone.
Brave swimmers took the plunge into the murky, stinky waters of the Waen Rhydd peat bog to compete in the World Bog Snorkelling Championships in Wales on Sunday (August 25).
Competitors complete two lengths of a trench cut through a peat bog. Snorkels and flippers are compulsory and swimming strokes are not allowed – costumes are optional.
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The upper floor of the Coyote Ugly nightclub fell through in Gwangju, South Korea on Saturday. Eight of the injured were athletes competing in the World Aquatics Championships.
Italian Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini has been hailed a hero after saving a man from drowning off the coast of Sardinia.
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Wearing tails made of plastic fins covered by shimmering fabric, five women glided through a pool at a Malaysian centre that teaches people how to swim like mermaids.
Ice swimming in Russia has long been associated with older, usually Speedo-clad, men but members of Moscow's "Walruses of the Capital" club are giving it a fashionable new image.
During the harsh winter season some Chinese thrill-seekers jump into bone-chilling lakes, braving temperatures as low as -10 degrees Celsius.
Thousands of Dutch revellers braved cold water and chilling winds on Tuesday to take a New Year's Day plunge in the North Sea in a tradition thought to date back to the 1960s.
British adventurer Ross Edgley made history on Sunday when he became the first person to swim around the coast of mainland Britain.
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British adventurer Ross Edgley surpassed the previous record on the 74th day of his journey. The swimmer is aiming to become the first to circuit the British mainland.
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A Ghent tribunal took a position ruling that in public swimming pools of the city and in Merelbeke, women should be allowed to wear the full body swimming suit. But the city Council has decided to appeal against this ruling
Over two-thousand swimmers raced from Asia to Europe in Turkey's annual Bosphorus Intercontinental Swimming Race on Sunday.
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Nearly 1,500 swimmers from over 35 countries took part in the event, plunging into sub zero temperatures.
Competitors aged from 11 to 70 participated in Russia's Baltic Sea enclave of Kaliningrad