Courtesy of Cai Jiayu (蔡家蓁) and 快點TV, Taiwan Strait, China to Taiwan.
The 9th Xiajin Strait Crossing (廈金海峽橫渡) was held on August 28th. Nearly 200 swimmers started from the Coconut Wind Village Lifesaving Command Center in Xiamen, China and finished in Shuangkou Village, Xiaojinmen on Taiwan, swimming 7 km in the Taiwan Strait.
The cross-border swim from China to Taiwan saw 200 duo teams primarily from mainland China and Taiwan.
Each swimmer swims 3.5 km and makes their relay exchange from a floating pontoon in the middle of the strait.
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