Hasan Emre Musluoğlu from Turkey received the gold medal among the 1,532 swimmers at the 25th Bosphorus Cross-Continental Races yesterday in Istanbul, marking his fourth consecutive win.
Another Turkish swimmer, Bertuğ Çoşkun, and Russia’s Evgeny Bezruchenko came in second and third respectively. Musluoğlu finished the 6.5-kilometer race across the Bosphorus in 39.13 minutes. Russia’s Evgenia Nikolaeva won women’s race in 43.59.
Here is a video from last year, featuring Musluoğlu and Mark Spitz