Turkish, Greek swimmers join to winter festival

Ten Greek and 20 Turkish swimmers participated in the traditional winter swimming festival in Datca town of the Aegean province of Mugla.

Turkish, Greek swimmers join to winter festival

Turkish and Greek swimmers joined a winter swimming festival in an Aegean Turkish town on Saturday.

Ten Greek and 20 Turkish swimmers participated in the traditional winter swimming festival in Datca town of the Aegean province of Mugla.

Mugla is hosting the event for the third time.

Turkish and Greek swimmers joined two races, including 1.5-kilometer and 5-kilometer races.

The swimmers said their aim was to boost friendship, whereas Datca's mayor Erol Karakulukcu said their aim was to make Aegean Sea the sea of friendship and peace.

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