August 25th, 2021

Aquatics Days Get Underway

Water sports enthusiasts of Istanbul are set to participate in eight different events at four different locations of the city.

Sports Istanbul, a subsidiary of the Metropolitan Municipality, adds a seasonable activity to the events organised throughout the year. The citizens will have the opportunity to compete in aquathlon, swimming, sailing, canoe, wind surf, modern pentathlon, water polo and dragonboat between 27 August and 30 August. The competitions will be staged in Maltepe Orhangazi Public Park, Bosphorus, Büyükçekmece and Küçükçekmece.

Depar Timing undertook an important task within the Aquatics Days. The aquathlon challenge, consisting of 1km swimming followed by a 4.2km run in Maltepe Orhangazi Public Park, will be timed by Depar Timing on Saturday, 28 August. The same team of timers will provide its services again in Maltepe coast on Sunday, 29 August, for the 1.5km swimming race, which will feature 18 age group categories in men and women.

Further information on Istanbul Aquatics Days can be found at