The traditional swimming marathon from island St. Anastasia to the Pier will be the attraction on Sunday for residents and guests of the city.
In the competition, which is part of the program marking "Burgas - European city of sports 2015", can participate anyone from the age of 14 to 60 years old. For those, who are under 18, the consent and signature of their parents is needed. All registered need to pass a compulsory medical check-up, which will be on the day of the competition from 7:00 hours at Sea station. At the same place instructions will be given by the organizers. The registration will end in 8:30 hours. After that the participants will be transported by a ship to island St. Anastasia.
The start will be given at 10:05 by the manager of tourist complex "Island Saint Anastasia" Pavlin Dimitrov. The distance, which the competitors will have to cover, is 6 400 meters. The swimmers can swim in any chosen style. Subsidiary objects like flippers, boards and others are not allowed.
The swimming time is fixed to a total of 1 hour and 30 minutes after the finish of the winner. The final of the marathon is the slab of the Pier.
The organizers warn, that keeping in mind the security of the participants, if the Regulations for water-safety activity are violated there will be fines from 200 to 1000 leva.
The first 8 in the final standings in men and women category will receive awards: 1st place - 1000 leva, 2nd place - 600 leva, 3rd place - 400 leva, 4th place - 300 leva, 5th place - 250 leva, 6th place - 200 leva, 7th place - 150 leva, 8th place - 100 leva.
Anyone of the swimmers, who has reached the finish in the open time, will receive an honorary diploma.
If the weather conditions are bad Municipality Burgas will cancel the start, keeping in mind the safety of the swimmers.