In the middle of July more than 260 lifeguards meet on the beach of Warnemünde for various open water competitions. For many rescue athletes the Cup is the competition highlight of the summer. Athletes from 6 nations (Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland) and approx. 40 teams from the national DLRG local clubs take part in the largest open water event for rescue sports. Well-trained athletes shine with perfect control of their sports equipment and create a great atmosphere at the event weekend on the beach of Warnemünde.