Balaton Cross-Swimming Is Delayed

  • 26 Jul 2010 6:04 AM
Balaton Cross-Swimming Is Delayed
"Due to the forecasts about bad weather (strong winds, etc.) the event at 24th of July has been cancelled! The NEW planned date for the cross-swimming is the 31st of July. New information about this opportunity will be on Thursday at 1 PM!

The Coca-Cola Balaton cross-swimming is already a tradition to accomplish the distance of 5,2 km from the port of call of Révfülöp to the Platan beach establishment in Balatonboglár. Time of get away is between 8.00 am and 14.00 pm.

Place of appearance is the football ground near to the port of call of Révfülöp, between 7.00 am and 13.30 pm. After filling out the entry-form legibly, those who passed the compulsory medical examination can participate. After reading your wristlets with bar-code at the start it is possible to take a shower. Because of the probable great number of participants, please get into the water carefully.

At the distance every 20-30 meters ships and motorboats guarantee the safety of the competition. At the end of the competition your wristlets with bar-code will be read again. Those who accomplished the distance can consume from the supply offered by the sponsors. On the closed field they can get the unique t-shirt of the competition, and the offered gift parcels will be drawn here also. Participants can have medical help at Balatonboglár also.

On the day of the competition there are leased sailings between Révfülöp and Balatonboglár, which can be used with a return fare. For those who have a wristlet with bar-code, the trip is free. The packages of those who get to the start at Révfülöp will be stored. The minimal of clothing will be carried over in the nylon bags we ensure you, and can be received at the storage in Balatonboglár. We are not responsible for the safekeeping and transport of valuables! (If somebody will put those in its package we will not assume obligations (e.g.: purse, ignition key, latchkey, mobile phone, camera, jewels, etc.)

Thanks Coca-Cola, the main sponsor of the event, in the afternoon programs of high standards will be organized at the stage in Balatonboglár.

The results can be reached in the following ways from the weekend after the competition: you can call the info-line of T-mobile (+36 30/ 30 30 725), or send an sms with your start-number to the same phone number, or visit the website of Sárkány Informatikai Rt. About the exact addresses you can have information at the cross swimming.

Useful information:

Distance: 5200 m

Start: continuous (between 8.00-14.00)
Registration fee: 4200 Ft/person

The date of cross swimming can be influenced by the weather, the organizing committee reserve the right of change!"


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