Swimmers from 14 foreign countries to compete in this year’s Yangtze River Crossing Festival
On July 14, the test swimming event of the professional group for the 45th Wuhan International Yangtze River Crossing Festival was organized. Nearly 100 swimmers, including the winner of Wuhan Swimming Marathon 2017, participated in the test.
In accordance with relevant regulations, only the national standard of class 2 athletes or above could apply for the the professional group.
This year's Yangtze River Crossing Festival have received registration of more than 50 foreign athletes, team leaders and coaches from 14 countries including Italy, France, Germany, Britain, Sweden, Brazil, Australia, Argentina, Japan, Russia, Vietnam, New Zealand, Thailand and Ukraine. (hubei.gov.cn by Ruan Xinqi)