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Issyk-Kul Race

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Issyk-Kul Race is a 45 km open water swim across Issyk-Kul in the deep basin of the northeast Kyrgyzstan, surrounded by mountain ranges in the sixth deepest lake on the planet in pure brackish water and a mild climate. It is part of the Grand Swim Series and one of the World's High-Altitude Swims located at an altitude of 1609 meters above sea level.

2019 Grand Swim Series Events[edit]

1. Swim 24 Swimming Marathon, a 24-hour swim and a 6-hour night swim in a competition pool in St. Petersburg, Russia held in April
2. Kotlin Race Swimming Marathon a 25 km open water swim in Neva Bay in St. Petersburg, Russia held in May
3. Lake Balhash Race, a 32.2 km open water swim across Lake Balkhash in eastern Kazakhstan held between May and September
4. Issyk-Kul Race, a 45 km open water swim across Issyk-Kul in the deep basin of the northeast Kyrgyzstan held between May and September
5. 13 Bridges, a 27 km open water swim along the Neva River through St. Petersburg, Russia to the Gulf of Finland held between June and August
6. Neva Swimming Marathon, a 77 km open water swim in the Neva River to the Gulf of Finland held between June and September
7. Baikal Race, a 35 km open water swim across Lake Baikal in Russia held between July and August
8. Valaam Swimming Marathon, a 20 km open water swim from the island of Putsaari to the island of Valaam in Ladoga Lake, Russia held between July and August

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