Rusya - Türkiye Uluslararasi Karadeniz 320 km Açik Deniz Yüzme Maratonu

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Rusya - Türkiye Uluslararasi Karadeniz 320 km Açik Deniz Yüzme Maratonu course from Sochi, Russia to Giresun, Turkey

The Rusya - Türkiye Uluslararasi Karadeniz 320 km Açik Deniz Yüzme Maratonu is an 11-person 320 km relay crossing from Sochi, Russia to Giresun, Turkey across the Black Sea, organized by Istanbul Yildizlar Yuzme Spor Kulübü.

Members of the Rusya - Türkiye Uluslararasi Karadeniz 320 km Açik Deniz Yüzme Maratonu

Members of the Rusya - Türkiye Uluslararasi Karadeniz 320 km Açik Deniz Yüzme Maratonu included swimmers Kursad Tuzmen, Ahmet Nakkas, Tarkan Tuzmen, Faruk Ilguy, Kubilay Cimen, Hamza Bakircioglu, Nurettin Unal, Burcak Tumay Pekel, Deniz Kayadelen, Zhanna Zelenskaya, Pavel Kulinich, and Anton Vetrov were supported by Dr. Ugur Cancel and Dr. Niyazi Kiyoglu with psychologist Dr. Cengiz Karagozoglu, translator Dilek Yalcin, FINA observers Volkan Unutmaz and Tuncay Bayram, and Turkey Swimming Federation's Ibrahim Burak Goral that was documented by a television crew from TRT including Suleyman Cil, Mert Gungor, Murat Eksi, Burhan Torunlar, Ismail Burak Aykin, and organizers Mustafa Ozer and Ali Rahim Simsek.

2021 World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year Award Nomination

The event was nominated for the 2021 World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year Award. The winners and nominees included:

Winner: Avram Iancu (Romania)
First Runner-up: José Eduardo do Amaral Ferreira (Brazil)
Second Runner-up: Jordan Leckey (Ireland)
4. Krzysztof Gajewski (Poland)
5. Meliah Motchman (Canada)
6. Courtney Moates Paulk (USA)
7. Rusya – Türkiye Uluslararasi Karadeniz 320 km Açik Deniz Yüzme Maratonu (Russia – Turkey)
8. Jennifer Dutton (USA)
9. John Batchelder (USA)
10. Serge Gellé and Andrianarison Jimmy Laitsara (Madagascar)
11. Qing Li (USA)
12. Défi Titicaca (France)
13. Anna Brown (Andorra)
14. Oceane Cassignol (France)
15. Matan Roditi (Israel)

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