Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Today, Ömer Tara handily won the Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swim (Samsung Bosphorus Cross Continental Swimming Race or Samsung Boğazıçi Kitalararasi Yarislari or Samsung Boğaziçi Kıtalararası Yüzme Yarışı) in Turkey.

The race saw people from all walks of life complete the swim, including Levent Aksut, an 86-year-old open water swimmer from Turkey who finished the international crossing between Asia and Europe in 2 hours 17 minutes.

Top 25 Men’s Results:
1 Ömer Tara 47:39
2 Dimitar Videnov 49:57
3 Arda Kip 50:10
4 İbrahim Berkan Çevis 50:17
5 Barış Ahmet Yosmauglu 50:19
6 Dogukan Ulac 50:26
7 Mehmet Kaan Nesiray 50:36
8 Thomas Willdridge 51:27
9 Efe Erduran 51:41
10 Konstantın Ukradyga 51:48
11 Atrur Artamonov 52:00
12 Kadir Alperen Demirbas 52:36
13 Andrey Volkov 52:44
14 Berkhan Sakal 53:13
15 Kerem Ali Giray 53:14
16 Nazmi Yağız Efe 53:33
17 Ümit Kemal Cengiz 53:56
18 Emre Özturk 54:04
19 Ahmet Nakkas 54:05
20 Anton Kramarenko 54:11
21 Celal Altunbas 54:23
22 Ozan Bayram 54:43
23 Umut Salar 54:50
24 Mustafa Deniz Ayvaz 54:53
25 Turgut Alporal 55:09

Final Gallant Finishers
1140 Aliaksandr Yarashevich (born 1979) 1:56:08
1141 Pavel Radchenko (1984) 1:56:34
1142 Valentin Kholodkov (1953) 1:57:27
1143 Turgay Bengisu (1953) 1:58:01
1144 Tayfun Culcuoglu (1946) 2:04:36
1145 Hüseyin Çelik (1966) 2:08:39
1146 Gürcan Tunel 2:09:10
1147 Birol Aydin (1964) 2:09:46
1148 Levent Aksut (1930) 2:17:19
1149 Ahmet Mustafa Asikoglu (1951) 2:19:31

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