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The swim from Vladivostok to Kaliningrad starts at the weekend
The "Embrace Russia" swim from Vladivostok to Kaliningrad will be performed by 30 swimmers this weekend. X-Waters World Series Open Water Swimming Competitions will start on September 18 and 19. In total, more than 200 people from all over Russia will swim at different distances.
According to the press service of the Primorye government, the participants of the swim will first swim 4 meters through the Eastern Bosphorus in the Sea of Japan, immediately after going ashore they will fly to Kaliningrad, and in the evening of the same day they will swim 700 meters in the Baltic Sea. The test swim took place last year.
The swim from Ajax Bay around Skreplev Island and back is scheduled for September 19. The swimmers have to cover ten kilometers.