The Samsung Bosphorus Intercontinental Swimming Race, which is described as the best open water swimming organization in the world and organized with the support of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, was held yesterday. 1 in women. Ilgın Celik, while the men took the 1.lik Melikşah Düğen.
Sports fans are waiting with great excitement that the world's two continents Samsung has the distinction of being the only organization which combines fathom Bosphorus Cross Swimming Race, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) 31 by Turkey's National Olympic Committee with the support. times yesterday. Those who successfully passed the strait were awarded by Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoğlu, Minister of Sport and Youth, and General Secretary of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Yavuz Erkut.
A total of 59 swimmers from 2400 countries participated in the race, which started from Kanlıca and ended in Kuruçeşme Cemil Topuzlu Park. The swimmers competed fiercely to become the fastest swimmer on the 6.5-kilometer challenging course.
ONE of the STRAIT FROM TURKEY
At the international event, where a record application was made this year, 59 athletes from the 2400 country swim in the throat. After the challenging race in the general classification women, 1. Ilgın Steel, 2. Hilal Zeynep Saraç, while Şira Nur Eroğlu took the 3. Men are in the overall classification, 1. Meliksah Dug, 2. Efe Erduran received Artur Artamonov at the 3.
NOTES FROM THE COMPETITION
Competition from Turkey 2 971 thousand people have applied. After qualifying in Ankara, Istanbul, Izmir, Adana and Samsun, 1200 local participants were determined. 59 will participate in the event for the first time this year, Indonesia, Oman, Pakistan, Peru and the Philippines participated in the 1200 foreign swimmers. The youngest of the race, organized in different categories for men and women, was 14 and the most experienced athlete was 89.
IMM Youth and Sports Directorate provided coordination services at Samsung Boğaziçi Intercontinental Swimming Race. IMM; the organization of the organization in a flawless manner by providing athletes in many fields such as area allocation, shore cleaning, supply of ships to carry athletes, fire services, announcement and promotion of the organization.
MANY AND DOMESTIC INVESTORS WATCHED
In addition to the Youth and Sports Minister Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoğlu, the organization that attracted great attention from Istanbul residents, Istanbul Deputy Governor İsmail Gültekin, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality General Secretary Yavuz Erkut, People's Republic of China Gou Zhongwen, Ambassador to Moldova Igor Bolboceanu, Consul General of South Korea Jessy Yeunju Jang, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President and Turkey's National Olympic Committee (NOC) President Prof. Dr. Uğur Erdener, President of Turkey, Samsung Electronics and Samsung Electronics Turkey CFO Seokhoo Daehyun Kim Ahn was followed.