Congratulations to Lisa Williams for taking the silver medal in her category in the annual Hellespont Swim on Monday 30th August.
This traditional swim race crosses the Hellespont starting in Europe and finishing in Asia. It has been held for the last 25 years, drawing swimmers from around Turkey and overseas.
This year’s race attracted 253 swimmers who tackled the crossing in poor weather conditions. Lisa finished second in the 31-35 years women’s category in a time of 55.54 minutes. Lisa received her silver medal from the local mayor in a podium ceremony.