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Apfelland Schwimm-Marathon

3,8 km





4,5 km



Lunzer Seeschwimmen

3 km

Lunzer See



Schwimm Festival Neusiedler See

3,5 km




Chiemgau-Thermen Langstreckenschwimmen

6 km




Vienna Swim Trial

6 km

Neue Donau


Hallstättersee Schwimm-Marathon

10 km

Hallstätter See



Chiemsee Langstreckenschwimmen

4,5 km



Slowenien , Piran

Biserov Marathon 

5 km 

mit abschließender Cupehrung


Deutsche Ausschreibung -
mit Anmeldeadresse bei Piran



9 great reasons to participate within the Austrian Open Water Cup

1. Swimming in the most beautiful lakes and best event locations 

2. Compete against friends, colleagues and other athletes in a competitive environment

3. The split into 4 age groups makes the performance more comparable

4. High quality standard, in particular concerning safety at all AOWC events 

5. Attractive prices for the podium 

6. Coninous reporting concerning events and update of your ranking within the cup

7. arena wetsuit (NeoprenTesting and rental at all events

8. Part of the Global Swim Series for most of our events, to collect your GSS points for your global ranking 

9. Scaled discount of 2 % per participated event (minimum of 3 event would be 6 %, 9 participations would be a 18 % discount) on all Schwimmsport Steiner products (stand at the fair or online) 

"Swim naturally" … within Austrian Open Water Cup powered by arena

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Our dates for 2017 are fixed - registration starts to open

As in previous years, the kick-off in the open water season will be at the Stubenbergsee in Styria on 7th of May. The season will finish off at the sea in Piran /Slovenia, which represents a new event in a famous small city for 5 km. 

The victory ceremony for the cup will be held at a separate evening ceremony at a nice location directly at the lake. Some events will change  their dates like the Vienna Swim Trial, which will be held on 15 th of July.

World class athletes at the 2nd Vienna Swim Trial

On 10.09.2016 the second Vienna Swim Trial, the final of the Austrian Open Water Cup powered by arena, took place at the “Neuen Donau” in Vienna with a lot of international swimmers. The 6k main event won Marcus Herwig (GER) ahead of the vice world champion (2015, 5k) Rob Muffles (GER) and the former professional swimmer Nicky Lange (GER). Susanne Seidel (GER) won the women’s race. With the American ambassador Alexa Wesner was an international participation at the 1.5k and the 3k race as well.

“Fuschlseecrossing”- Race Review

The 230 swimmers of the Austrian Open Water Cup powered by arena were lucky past weekend: there were a lot of visitors and the weather conditions couldn’t have been better – the lake was as smooth as glass, 30°C outside and a water temperature of 21°C.

5th Hechtsee X Treme - race results

The weekend at the Austrian Hechtsee was exciting as well as eventfully. Besides the event of the Austrian Open Water Cup powered by arena the Austrian nationals and the Tyrol championships in open water swimming took place. In total were 300 competitiors (new record!) swimming whether the 5k or the 2.5k race.

Competitor record and a new course record at the 6th Hallstättersee-Swim-Marathon

220 people from 13 different nations started on Saturday, July 30th, 2016, at the 6th Hallstättersee-Swim-Marathon. The weather conditions couldn’t have been better: the sun was shining, the water temperature was between 16 and 20°C and the beautiful, 4000 years old city Hallstatt rounded it out, it was simply perfect for all the swimmers.