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Over the course of three days on July 8, 9 and 10, more than 1,100 sportsmen from Russia and even from abroad took part in the X-Waters Ural mass swims in Lake Turgoyak.

These participants came together in Miass from different countries: These are Turkey, Tunisia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan. Sportsmen from Russia also took part in the swim: from Moscow, Leningrad, Sverdlovsk, Tyumen, Omsk, Kirov, Kurgan, Chelyabinsk, Perm, Vladimir, Ulyanovsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Orenburg, Yaroslavl, Samara, Saratov, Arkhangelsk, Tambov regions, from Krasnodar Krai, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, republics Bashkortostan, Udmurtia, Tatarstan and other Russian regions, the organizers said in their group on the VKontakte social network.

The average age of participants is 36 years. The youngest participants are 8 years old (Nikita Maksimov and Vera Blind). The oldest participant among men is Alexander Velichkin (76 years old), and among women — Ekaterina Pryamkova (67 years old).

X-Waters is an opportunity to swim across the most impressive reservoirs of the world — rivers, lakes, bays and straits. The slogan of the project: "Feel all the limits of open water" — can be fully attributed to Lake Turgoyak, which became the venue for X-Waters training in the Southern Urals.

On July 9, there were swims for 21 km, 1 km, 1 mile, as well as children's for 500 and 200 meters and a 3*1 relay race.

In the 21 km race among women, Olga Korneva from Moscow was the best, among men — Viktor Melnikov, who also represents the capital of Russia.

In the 1 km swim among juniors, Ekaterina Guzik from Zlatoust and her countryman Dmitry Zyryanov were the first to finish.

In the adult swim at the same distance, Alexandra Romanenkova from Moscow showed the best results among women, and Alexey Matushkin from Yekaterinburg among men.

In the 3 * 1 km relay, the winners were the team from Chelyabinsk "Who didn't swim the Buoy?".

In the junior category, Daria Pevsner from Zlatoust and her countryman Yaroslav Vereshchagin became the best in one mile.

In the adult category, the first were Sofia Kolesnikova from Zlatoust and Andrey Mikhailov from Chelyabinsk.

In the children's 200-meter swim among girls, Korelina Victoria from Miass and Yaroslav Ostolopov from Samara have the best results. At 500 meters — Anastasia Kosykh from Khanty-Mansiysk and Kirill Korablev from Miass.

The participants discovered another line of open water and rose above the water to their full height in the literal sense of the word! 58 people participated in the sup-board race on Lake Turgoyak and Alexey Smirnov, Maxim Zhemarkin and Marat Mullagaliev became the best .

On July 10, swims for 5 km, 10 km and a 5 *5 relay were held.

Anastasia Yezhova from St. Petersburg and Andrey Mikhailov from Chelyabinsk showed the best results in the 5 km swim; Aigul Solomonova from Kazan and Alexander Cherepnev from Chelyabinsk showed the best results in the 10 km swim. The team from Omsk "Pelmeshki" won the relay.

For the first time, the X-Waters Ural swim took place with so many adventurous and open water lovers!

— It was very cool and emotional. Thanks to everyone who decided to take part in such a crazy challenge. We all met not only to compete in strength and speed on the water, but also to have a great time with like—minded people, family and friends," the organizers said.

The participants were greeted by excellent weather. Everything was here: triumphant victories, incendiary master classes, guitar songs by the campfire, new acquaintances and a flurry of indescribable emotions.

The general sponsor of the swim is Mad Wave, an international swimming brand that supports swimmers from all over the world and at any level, from amateurs to Olympic medalists. This year the company became an official partner of the All-Russian Swimming Federation.

The organizers also thank the sponsors of the event: the health food store "Sport Farm", E-ON SPORT SUPPORT - a line of innovative functional drinks of a new generation, the Russian brand of healthy food products Bite (Byte), ready—made breakfast Matti, "Molodec" — a company for the production of crispy bread in Russia, information partner - a leading sports digital publication Sports.ru , Glavpsychplav team — a team of ultramarathon swimmers, amateur athletes who came to swim and caught fire with a very strong passion, children's clothing brand Oldos!, Klinka company — one of the leading meat processing enterprises of the Ural region, the delicious delivery companies "Sushkoff" and "Del Pesto", the agricultural firm "Ariant", the company "V Pulse", the flower factory Teplica, Marat and Svetlana Ziatdinov — producers of natural pastille "Taste of summer".

The organizers of the swim are Turgoyak — Sports Territory with the support of the Presidential Grandees Foundation, as well as I love swimming, SwinRocket, Masters WorldClass.