Preparations for the 81st edition of the Galata – Varna swimming marathon have started. The competition will be held on Sunday, August the 1st.

The organizers of the forum are the Navy of the Republic of Bulgaria, the Municipality of Varna and the swimming champion of the country SSC “Black Sea”. Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the oldest swimming competition in Bulgaria is the mayor of Varna Mr.Ivan Portnih.

Winners of the 80th anniversary marathon are:

Yordan Yanchev (53.37 min., Sandanski Sports Complex) and Vasiliki Kadoglu (61.13 min., Asteri-Varna Sports Complex).

221 participants started the event last summer. 198 of them finished within the control time. The organization of the event was at a high level.

This year’s competition will be fully in line with the current situation related to the distribution of Covid-19 and the relevant mandatory anti-epidemic safety measures.

The online registration for the marathon will start in days, follow the official website of the event www.varnamaraton.info .