Varna is a host city
Varna will be the host city of a round of the swimming marathon World cup. This was stated during a press conference by the director of the marathon Valentin Milkov. The competition will take place on August 8th. Bulgaria will host an event of this scope for the first time. Elite swimmers from twelve countries (Azerbaijan, Denmark, Germany, Croatia, France, Belgium, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, New Zealand, USA, Chile and Bulgaria) will participate in the swimming marathon championship. Applications for participation can still be sent and more teams are expected to join the competition. The championship is organized with the co-operation of the Naval forces of Bulgaria, the Sea administration – Varna, “Border police”, the Bulgarian federation for swimming sports and the Swimming club “Cherno more – Armeets”.