A 27-year-old swimmer had to be rescued on Thursday evening in Torre del Mar after he developed hypothermia and got into difficulties and was unable to return to the shore.
Local Nerja swimmer Lourdes María Herrero Centurión has had a very good start to the new season after winning three medals at the XXXV Trofeo de Natación Nuestra Señora del Águila, the event taking place in Alcalá de Guadaira, Sevilla.
An 88-year-old woman died on Sunday afternoon while swimming in Puerto Banus, Málaga province.
A 43-year-old man has died while swimming in El Chorro reservoir, close to the campsite in Ardales. A helicopter and ambulance were sent to the scene but could do nothing to save the life of the man.
Police and lifeguards had to rescue a young swimmer from the rocks off the Balcon de Europa after he ignored a red flag and went into the water anyway.