July 28th, 2019

Swimmers Strike Out in Black Sea

Nearly 300 swimmers aged from 14 to 77 competed at the 2nd edition of Karadeniz Ereğli International Open Water Swimming Race.

The event, organized by Karadeniz Ereğli Municipality in cooperation with İstanbul Yıldızlar Sports Club, included a 1500m and 3000m race. The results were provided in a total of 49 categories by Depar Timing, the official timer of the event.

First swimmer to come out of the water in the 1500m was Evren Durak at 26:08 while Duygu Özdemir was the first female finisher with 27:31. Nilay Erkal, who delivered a fast time of 37:09, was the overall winner of the 3000m, Muhammet Çelik being victorious on the men's side.