New World Harbour Race 2014

The 2014 New World Harbour Race is the fourth edition of the swimming race across Hong Kong harbour, to be held on October 12th 2014. First held in 1906, the Cross Harbour Race was one of Hong Kong’s most celebrated events for over 70 years. It was revived in 2011. In 2013, 1,864 swimmers competed in the race, with amateurs taking part alongside around 70 elite open-water swimmers. Christian Reichert (Germany) and Poliana Okimoto (Brazil) won the 2013 men’s and women’s events with times of 15:45.7 and 15:56.2 respectively.