8TH BALI OCEAN SWIM
Once again Bali Garden Beach Resort is proud to sponsor and provide the venue for the 8th Bali Ocean Swim event at Kuta Beach, which was held on Sunday, 02 July 2017. The charity raises money for BSF to fund their swimming programs for people with disabilities in Bali.
All the swimmers are coming from Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, Philippines and many more who competed in excellent conditions. Overall around 90 swimmers registered to compete over 3 distances – 1.2K, 5K and the premier event 10k. The 1.2K and 5K swim has 3 categories (Junior, Adult and Masters) and the 10K event was an open event. Also one of our valued repeater guests Sherri Beardman joined the 1.2K race and won the master category. This event was supporting by Balawista Lifeguards who set the course and provided the support and supervision for the swimmers throughout the event.
For your kind information The Bali Ocean Swim is a premier fund-raising event for the Bali Sports Foundation. Bali Sports Foundation (BSF), a registered Indonesian charity started by international sportsman and businessman, Rodney Holt, and now governed by a Board of Trustees, was established in 2009 with a mission: “To improve the lives of children in Papua, Bali & East Indonesia by using the power of sport and play for development, health and peace.