International Challenge of Swimming Across The Yangtze River

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The International Challenge of Swimming Across The Yangtze River is an international open water swimming competition that is held in July in Wuhan, China.

It is a 1.8 km cross-river course and is one of the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims.

The event started in 1934 with 44 swimmers and has grown to offer the largest cash prize money in the open water swimming world with prize money for the top 20 finishers: US$10,000 for first, US$6,000 for second, US$3,000 for third, US$1,000 for finishers fourth to tenth, US$500 for finishers eleventh to sixteenth winners with the money paid in Chinese RMB.

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