I wore a normal wetsuit with thermal booties, a diving vest (2mm thick) under my wetsuit, a thermal cap under the race cap and thermal gloves.
The days before we swam in a nearby beach and the water was damn cold, but where we did the race, it was not nearly as cold and I could have gone without the thermal cap and vest. The gloves were worthless as they just absorbed 3kg of water and then proceeded to wear my arms and shoulders out stroke by stroke.
I am not sure what to do about the gloves as I definitely wanted them (my hands get cold easily) but the extra weight was no bueno
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