Over 1,000 Winter Swimmers to Cross Yangtze River

December 6, 2018
Editor: Xie Wen
Over 1,000 Winter Swimmers to Cross Yangtze River
A winter swimmer [Cjn.cn]

 

Over 1,000 winter swimming enthusiasts will participate in a Yangtze River-crossing event, which is to be held in the crossroads of the Wuxia and Xiling Gorges from December 7-9.

The organizing committee announced here on Wednesday that the competition, which features four categories including individual crossing and mixed relay, will be held alongside a gourmet food festival and various tourism activities.

The route will stretch out over 1,500 meters. In order to ensure the safety of the swimmers, the organizing committee has arranged a professional team of lifeguards for the competitions.

The Wuxia and Xiling Gorges are two of the famous Three Gorges in central China, the other one is Qutang Gorge.

(Source: Xinhua)

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