400 Kilometers in Cold Water

In Khakassia, a swimming relay took place in the Krasnoyarsk reservoir to mark the Day of the National Flag of the Russian Federation. 8 people participated in this unique event with the intent to swim 400 kilometers from the village of Ust-Abakan in the Republic of Khakassia to the city of Divnogorsk (Shumikha Gulf) in the Krasnoyarsk region. 

The event is aimed at patriotic education of teenagers and young people, popularization of a healthy lifestyle, physical training and sports swimming.

Swimmers will swim the distance of 450 km, replacing each other.


The swimming relay is organized by the “Union of paratroopers of Russia” together with the charitable foundation for the development of education, culture and sports "The world of opportunities" in Krasnoyarsk, with the support of the authorities and the Ministry of Sports of the Krasnoyarsk region.