Turkey Travel & Culture Guides. International Bosphorus Swimming Race.
Can you swim from one continent to the other? You can try it in Istanbul. Simply join the Intercontinental Bosphorus Swimming Race with hundreds of other swimmers and swim from Kanlica on the Asian side to Kurucesme on the European side.
The Bosphorus Intercontinental Swimming Race held in July every year first started with the participation of 4 female and 64 male athletes in 1989. Since then the event has gained interest every year with the slogan “Sports for everyone”.
International Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swimming Race will be held on 26th of Juy, 2015 this year.