15:54  ,  January 12, 2013

Armenian swimmers to participate in extreme race

Armenian swimmers will participate in the Third International Extreme Race of Winter Swimming across Yellow River in China.

The event held at an altitude of 2,200 meters brought together swimmers 48 from Armenia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Iceland, Russia, Slovakia, South Africa, Ukraine, the United States, and host China, china.org reported.

The water temperature is registered at 2 degrees Celsius and is running 3 meters per second.

It is the fourth international race hosted by Qinghai Province.

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