Hasan Emre MusluoÄŸlu 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, BertuÄŸ Ã‡oÅŸkun, and Russiaâ€™s Evgeny Bezruchenko came in second and third respectively. MusluoÄŸlu finished the 6.5-kilometer race across the Bosphorus in 39.13 minutes. Russiaâ€™s Evgenia Nikolaeva won womenâ€™s race in 43.59.
Here is a video from last year, featuring MusluoÄŸlu and Mark Spitz