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Great East Swim launched

Great East Swim
Swimmers at Alton Water Reservoir Credit: ITV News Anglia

The Great East Swim was officially launched this morning in Suffolk.

The event in June will see thousands of swimmers take the plunge at Alton Water Reservoir near Ipswich.

Swimmers can chose from a half mile, to 5km swim, with thousands of pounds raised for charity at the same time.

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