2023 PD OWSUP Challenge 06/08/23

Registration period: 12th Jul 2023  until 25th Jul.  (extended until 28th
Race Events:

  • 500m  
  • 2000m   
  • 4000m

     Race date: 06th Aug 2023 (Sunday)

     Race Venue:  The Thistle PD Resort 

     A swimmer could only participate in one of the events.  Limited to 300 slots only

Entry Fee (inclusive of personal insurance , rm20,000 of life coverage and rm2000 hospitalization)


Distance Entry Fee
500m RM98
2000m RM138
4000m RM198


Distance Cut-off
500m 20 min
2000m 1 hr 20 min
4000m 2 hr 40 min


Top 3 Trophies for each categories each gender
Event T-shirt
Finisher Medal
Swimming Cap (Ironman Brand)
Finisher E-Cert
Light Refreshment


Race Age-group Category for each gender:   (defined by the swimmer’s age as of December 31, 2023)

500m 2km 4km
U13 Open Open
Open U20 U20
  M45+ M45+


Min Age for 500m is 9 year old and for 2km | 4km is 13 year old.

U13 mean ; under 13 year old.  U20 is 19 and below. M45 means Master of 45 year old and over

Open is any age above the minimum age can participate. example, if you are 18 year old or 45, you still select open category (more competitive group)


Race Schedule (06.08.23):


Time  Itinerary
6.30 AM Race pack collection/ bag drop/ body marking
8.15 AM 4000m  Roll call and race briefing
8.30 AM 4000m Flag off
8.35 AM 2000m Roll call and race briefing
8.45 AM 2000m Flag off
9.15 AM 500m Roll call and race briefing
9.30 AM 500m Flag off (u13 to be released first)
11.30 AM Award ceremony begins
12.30 PM Event Closed



Qualification: a minimum of 1 time OWS experiences for the past  2 years. Any triathlon, swimming event, or  Swimon or any OWS workshop/training can be counted.  A swimmer's coach endorsement will be counted too. Contact race director for further query or justification


Safety: The course is patrolled by safety crafts and life guards. Participants should be adequately trained for open water swims of this length. All swimmers must wear the provided swim cap. Wearing safety buoy is mandatory. Contact us if you need to acquire from us.

The race book (details of event) will be distributed within 7 days before the race date.


Please contact Event director (Amirizal Ishak) at 019 277 8554 or email to info@malaysiaopenwaterswimming.com for further inquiries. 

Click one of the photos below to register

Event Gallery

Location (The Thistle PD Resort, Port Dickson)