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Kyrenia (Girne) is a city on the north coast of Cyprus, known for its cobblestoned old town and horseshoe-shaped harbor. The ancient Kyrenia Castle is a large fortification with a dungeon accessible by a stone bridge.

Open Water Swimming[edit]

The Swim from Mersin to Girne - 90K (or the Swim from Girne to Mersin - 90K) is a 90 km relay swim between Mersin in Turkey and Girne on the north coast of Cyprus on Peace Day in Turkey. On 1 September 2019, it was completed by Erman Akkaya, Temel Yaki, Boran Karataş, Emin Aydin Yağmurlu, Mustafa Şakir Başaran, Mehmet Hilmi Soylu, Zafer Özdem, Deniz Kayadelen, Pelin Çelik, Nukhet Atilgan, Burçak Tümay Pekel, and Murat Meto.

2020 Swim from Mersin to Girne[edit]

On 1 September 2020, a group of swimmers will attempt a 90 km relay swim]] from Girne to Mersin in Turkey.

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