The 2013 RCP Tiburon Mile is the fastest open water swimming competition in the world. Winners receive a $10,000 prize. With over 900 participants annually, it is one of the largest open water competitions on the U.S. West Coast.
The 2013 male winner of the $10,000 prize was Mateusz Sawrymowicz from Poland. His time was 23:46.
The 2013 female winner of the $10,000 prize was Ashley Twichell from the United States. Her time was 25:09.
Founded in 1999, by Robert C. Placak, a Marin County native and Tiburon resident, the RCP Tiburon Mile has quickly become known as the most competitive and prestigious open water swim event in the world. Hundreds of swimmers will once again converge upon the Town of Tiburon, California and battle the waters of The Raccoon Strait on Sunday, September 29, 2013This premier international open water swim will include many Olympic and world Champions including the top three finishers from last year in both male and female divisions, as well as swimmers from Russia, Australia, and Germany and Hawaii.
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