Over 2,000 swimmers cross Istanbul's Bosphorus from Asia to ...

Swimmers compete in the Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swim event on July 23, 2017. (TRT World and Agencies) More than 2,200 swimmers participated in the 29th Samsung Cross-Continental Swimming Race from Asia to Europe across the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul.

Pippa Middleton feasted on fish to help her swim from Asia to ...

The sister of the Duchess of Cambridge said she had to learn about stroke and breathing techniques to prepare herself for the swim from Asia to Europe, where competitors do not wear wetsuits.

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After researching nearly 3,000 open water swims on six continents held in every conceivable body of water, we present our list of the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims.

1,500 Swim Bosphorus from Asia to Europe - VOA News

A competitor jumps into the water to swim from Asia to Europe during the annual Bosphorus Cross-Continental swimming competition in Istanbul,July 7, 2013.

Swimming from Asia to Europe - BBC News

Almost 800 swimmers have raced from Asia to Europe. They crossed the Bosphorus, the Istanbul seaway which marks the traditional boundary between the two continents, at its narrowest point, where ...

From Europe to Asia: Swimming the Hellespont - Nick Zantop

At the Hellespont, four miles of water separate Europe from Asia. Last month my challenge was to swim it. In the tradition of Leander and Lord Byron, the Hellespont swim crosses the four-mile wide sliver of water that connects the Mediterranean to the Sea of Marmara.

Swimming from Europe to Asia, the Bosphrous ... - Justine Gosling

Once a year, for 3 hours only the busy international Bosphrous shipping lane that connects the black sea and the Mediterranean is closed off for swimmers. The race starts from the Asian side of the Bosphorus and ends 6.5km later at a park on the European side. Upon completing this swim, you can proudly say that you have swum from Asia to Europe.

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Swim In Asia. 416 likes. SwimInAsia is run by people with a passion for swimming. Our goal is to complement holidays or business trips by offering...

My swim from Europe to Asia | .uk

My swim from Europe to Asia TREADING water in the ice-cold waves and surrounded by huge blooms of luminous jellyfish with the safety of the Turkish shoreline still far ahead of me I had a sudden ...

Europe - SwimSwam - Swim News

FINA's latest development center, located in Kazan, Russia, has opened and is already hosting athletes from several countries across Europe and Asia. 9 2019 British Championships Medal Table ...

Swimming Training & Aquatics Facilities | Thanyapura Phuket

Train on the tropical island of Phuket at one of the finest aquatics facilities in the world. Our world class facilities and swim training programs have made Thanyapura the training camp of choice for many top swimming stars, teams and coaches.

Swim to Africa (2016) - IMDb

6 swimmers from around the globe attempt to swim from Europe to Africa. A world champion swimmer, a CEO, a cancer patient, a heart attack survivor, an Olympian and a college professor whose lifelong dream has always been to swim the Strait of Gibraltar.

Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swim - SwimTrek

The iconic Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swim is back in 2019, bigger and better than ever. Complete an unforgettable crossing from Asia to Europe as the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul comes to a standstill for this annual event.

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Ireland Partners With Fukuroi City For 2020 Olympic Games Training Camp. On the heels of Swim Ireland having announced its 10-strong roster for the 2019 World Championships, the nation's Olympic ...

10 of the best swimming holidays around the world | Travel ...

10 of the best swimming holidays around the world Whether it's wild swimming in lakes and fjords, a sea 'safari' in Crete, or a 6km swim in the warm waters of Mexico's Baja peninsula, this ...

Hellespont | A Swim From Europe To Asia (Part One ...

The Hellespont swim is familiar to many who make a pastime of pawing through open water. It's known as the Oldest Swim in the World – a 5km crossing from Europe to Asia through the strait of the ...

Swim Europe to Asia - Tri247

Charles Sprawson, author of the 'Haunts of the Black Masseur' book is also swimming. Lord Byron set out to swim across the waters which separate Europe and Asia as he was inspired by the romantic Greek myth of Leander and his lover the priestess Hero.

In the Wake of Leander: Swimming from Europe to Asia (the ...

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How to Swim the Hellespont - The Ten Do's And Don'ts ...

I have just attempted to swim the Hellespont, that great waterway that connects Europe with Asia - and, for my pains, I not only failed (dismally), but was beaten out of sight by Bo Derek as well ...

LEN European Aquatics Championships - Wikipedia

The European Aquatics Championships is the continental Aquatics championship for Europe, which is organised by LEN—the governing body for aquatics in Europe. The Championships are currently held every two years (in even years); and since 1999, they have included 4 aquatics disciplines: Swimming (long course/50m pool), Diving, Synchronised swimming and Open water swimming.

Thousands race in Bosphorus cross-continental swim

Swimming from Asia to Europe Jump to media player Almost 800 swimmers have raced from Asia to Europe, crossing the Bosphorus in Istanbul. 18 Jul 10. Share this with Facebook;

Hellespont | A Swim From Europe To Asia (Part Two ...

The crossing of the Dardanelles is a famous challenge in open water swimming. They call it the Oldest Swim in the World – a transcontinental dash from Europe to Asia.

Swimming from Europe to Asia (The Hard - The Active Times

At the Hellespont, four miles of water separate Europe from Asia. In October, my challenge was to swim it. I have pushed my body to the limit more than a few times. I've completed an Ironman triathlon, run a marathon in Antarctica and summited a 20,305 foot tall mountain in the Nepal Himalayas.

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The Swim Lab is Hong Kong's premier performance based adult swim program for triathletes and open water swimmers looking to improve fitness and speed by the latest training methodology and technology.

Europe's best wild swimming - Lonely Planet

Loch Lomond – Scotland. You need a brave heart to swim in Scotland, but this beautiful loch – Britain's biggest puddle – might tempt you in. This is the home of the annual Great Scottish Swim (and also, apparently, a monster – albeit one without the celebrity status of its Loch Ness cousin).