All the swimming races will be held in one of the most famous bays of Poros, by the verdant Russian Navy with the surviving ruin of the Russian fleet warehouses. The bay is protected by the island of Daskalio, and it has an organized beach, canteen and toilets.
The start will be given in-water on the left side of the Russian Naval Station beach. The athletes will pass clockwise (right turn) on the first buoy, passing Daskalio Island on their right and a right turn on the second buoy, and swim to the right of the starting line. Then, they will exit the water, walk or run clockwise over the race timing carpet, and then re-enter the water, repeating the same swimming course before finishing on the right side of the beach. Basically, the swim course is twice the same triangle