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Tens of thousands swim across Sun Moon Lake in annual festival

Some 20,000 people took part in the annual Sun Moon Lake International Swimming Carnival in Nantou County on Sunday, with extra disease prevention measures in place amid COVID-19 concerns, according t...

Coronavirus pandemic casts cloud over Central Taiwan’s annual lake swim

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The massive annual swim across Sun Moon Lake planned for late September might have to be canceled if the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic grows worse, local officials...

Registration for Taiwan’s Sun Moon Lake swimming events opens July 11

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nantou County Government announced on Thursday (July 9) that online registration for a Sun Moon Lake competitive swimming event on Sept. 27 will be open starting July 11 a...

Central Taiwan’s Sun Moon Lake swim registration to top 20,000 on first day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On its first day of online registration, the popular Sun Moon Lake International Swimming Carnival was likely to enlist 20,000 participants, leaving only 5,000 spots open ...

Swim across Taiwan’s Sun Moon Lake to proceed as planned despite Typhoon Mangkhut

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The 4th Open Water swimming championship and the 36th Sun Moon Lake International Swimming Carnival will take place on Sep. 15 and Sep 16, respectively, despite the fact tha...

Registration for 2018 Sun Moon Lake swim in central Taiwan opens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – One of the world's largest non-competitive fun swims, the 2018 Sun Moon Lake International Swimming Carnival is now open for registration, the only opportunity this ye...

Mass swimming event across Sun Moon Lake takes place Sunday

The annual Sun Moon Lake International Swimming Carnival took place on Sept 3 and Sept 4 with more than 20,000 swimmers. Beginning to be part of the swimming event from last year, the 3,000m and 5...