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A swimmer from Kyrgyzstan crossed Lake Issyk-Kul

27.08.2021 161 просмотров

Vladislav Shuliko covered about 180 kilometers.

The Kyrgyz athlete Vladislav Shuliko managed to swim across Lake Issyk-Kul, located in the republic, overcoming a total of about 180 kilometers in five and a half days. This was reported to TASS on Friday by the Issyk-Kul regional administration.

Vladislav Shuliko swam about 180 km from the eastern to the western part of the lake,” the administration representative said. The swimmer started on the morning of August 22 from the regional center of Karakol and completed the swim on Friday on the city beach of the city of Balykchy (Rybachye).

Vladislav Shuliko swam along the course in the daytime, accompanied by boats and boats with employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations and doctors. This swim was recorded on a video camera, which, as they expect in Kyrgyzstan, will be proof of the swimmer's setting a new world record.

Issyk-Kul is located in the north-eastern part of Kyrgyzstan at an altitude of about 1.6 thousand meters above sea level. Its length reaches 180 km, width - 40-60 km, and maximum depth - 702 meters.

some of which are citizens of Russia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

The peak of the holiday season in Issyk-Kul falls on July-August. In summer, the temperature of salt water in it reaches 24-25 degrees Celsius, in winter - about 4 degrees. The lake never freezes.

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