One day remains until the attempt of Tsanko Tsankov from Burgas to swim across the Strait of Gibraltar

One day remains until the attempt of Tsanko Tsankov from Burgas to swim across the Strait of Gibraltar
One day remains until the attempt of Tsanko Tsankov from Burgas to swim across the Strait of Gibraltar

It became clear what time the competition to swim the Strait of Gibraltar from Europe to Africa will be held, in which the citizen of Burgas Tsanko Tsankov will also participate. The official start is announced for tomorrow, Tuesday, at 07:15 Spanish time (08:15 Bulgarian time).

“I have a very difficult 20 km ahead of me. in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean to reach the African coast at the city of Tangier. I feel good and I believe that the strength of the Bulgarian spirit and your positive energy that you have been sending in recent days will help me to face this challenge and fly the Bulgarian flag, swimming the distance between the two continents. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your support to me and my team!” Tsanko Tsankov said today.

The honorary citizen of Burgas has been training in Spain for several days. 24 are the contenders who have passed through the sieve of the qualifications for the competition. Tsanko is the first Bulgarian who will attack the crossing of the Strait of Gibraltar from the Spanish region of Tarifa to the Moroccan coast of Tangier. His historic swimming in open water will take place with the support of the Municipality of Burgas and sponsors.


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