Europe to asia Bosphorus Int'l Swim
- Bosphorus, Turkey
- 6.6 KM
- open water
- Hardness 8
- Legendary 6
why do this swim
For an event like this, you train years on end in chlorinated swimming pools, follow the black lines at the bottom, dodge old ladies and kids corckscrew dives: the Bosphorus International Swim. An event that truly lives up to its name, because it connects Europe to Asia. In a 6.6 K (4.4 mi) race you swim Istanbul’s Hellespont Strait. Strong tides and a maximum of 90 minutes to complete the race means you have to come prepared.
best places to stay
Istanbul offers a wide range of hotels and AirBNB’s
BEST TIME TO SWIM
Carefully craftedAre you thirsty yet?
Epic storiesWe ride together
We love stories from the peloton, they enrich our lives. Especially the ones of suffering and achievement. Stories are told when drinking à BLOC. We appreciate that a good story grows stronger over time. It’s one of the reasons we ride. Want to share your story?Contact us