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The swimming crossing of the Bosphorus by the Turkish Olympic Committee has been completed

About 2400 swimmers from the five continents of the world united the Asian and European continents with their performances on Sunday, August 21 at the Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swimming Race. For the 34th time, Istanbul gathered international swimmers from all over the world on the unique Bosphorus, demonstrating the unifying power of sport.

The race was organized by the Turkish Olympic Committee (TOC), in coordination with the Government of Istanbul and with the support of the Metropolitan Municipality of Istanbul. 26 public bodies and several trading partners also contributed to the fight, which took place under the theme "Sport for All". The 2441 swimmers, 1243 locals and 1198 internationals, 700 women and 1741 men, from five continents, swam from Asia to Europe and became "Cross-Continental Swimmers" at the Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swimming Race.

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