With attractive prizes and a lot of beautiful emotions, the participants of the “1000 x 1000” left the swimming event. The fiesta, which gathered more than 200 fans of the swimming magic from Britain, Russia, Belgium, the Netherlands and Bulgaria, took place on the beach in front of Mr. Baba’s restaurant in Varna.
Prizes provided by Varna Municipality and the luxury spa and sports complex Therma Village in Kranevo were played in the raffle. The Grand Prix of the Therma Village – a SPA weekend for two at the complex won a charming lady from the United Kingdom.
BILLA supported each participant with croissant and mineral water. The youngest ones were pleasantly surprised by the wonderful gifts they had received from the Lucky Hunt Foundation, whose representatives had spread a beautiful white tent on the beach.
The organizers of the mass swim are the Navy of the Republic of Bulgaria, Varna Municipality and the swimming champion of Bulgaria PSC “Black Sea”, with the kind assistance of the concessionaire on the beach “Azure Beach ’91”.
The idea for the initiative belongs to the chairman of the board of PSC “Black Sea”, the executive director of “Agropolychim” – Philip Rombout. His message to participants was to feel the thrill of the swimming magic and to have fun. He invited them every summer to participate in “1000 x 1000” with their children, to teach them to swim and love sports.
Dozens of enthusiasts occupied the beach in front of Mr. Baba’s restaurant early Saturday. Before registering, they managed to capture a lot of exciting emotions on the beach, and the most observant filmed the beautiful dolphins swimming in the sea.
Families with children, who are vacationing in the resorts near Varna and many lovers of swimming from Bulgaria and abroad, could not wait to start the exciting challenge. The official guest of the event was the head of the municipal Sport Department Christian Dimitrov. He welcomed the participants and wished them success. The presenter was Valentin Panteleev.
In the non-competitive swim participated Vice-President of the Bulgarian Swimming Champion PSC “Black Sea” – Mirolub Adamov, Chief Judge of the Galata-Varna Marathon – Villie Tsekov, swimmers from the “Black Sea” and Club “Albatross “, and two Dutchmen from Dordrecht, Varna sister city.
The marathoners from the Country of tulips Ninke Blau and Nios Hatsman were excited long before the start and said that they would go for a charity swim on Sunday, during the 79th edition of the Galata-Varna Marathon. The editor-in-chief of the prestigious media from the Country of tulips – RTV Dordrecht, covered the event.
Hundreds of Varna citizens and foreigners sunbathing on the beach applauded the participants. A DJ provided a music cocktail that entertained participants and guests.
All enthusiasts who have immersed themselves in swimming magic have undergone a compulsory medical examination carried out by a team of the Medical Center for Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine in Varna.