As already reported the Nikolaev mass media, on July 17 the known Nikolaev yachtsman Yury Borisovich Zhiradkov went to single swimming on a route Nikolaev - Belgrad.
According to the plan of the athlete, swimming has to take place without calling ports that not only adds difficulties to this transition, but also does it unique from the point of view of the Nikolaev sports history.
Today Yury Borisovich already passed through the Black Sea to the mouth of Danube. Its Obverse yacht was accompanied windy, but not by storm weather.
Now there came the third stage of swimming - across Danube. On July 21 "Obverse" left the mouth Fast, and on July 24 was taken on a tow by a vessel - a pusher "Alma-Ata". The skilled captain, A.P. Kanding, goes 30 years across Danube, it will tow the yacht Yu. Zhiradkova to Russiya (Bulgaria).
We will remind that to swimming "Obverse" went under two flags - Ukrainian and a tricolor of "Batkivshchyna". And swimming became possible thanks to personal support of the leader of BYuT in the Nikolaev area of the People's Deputy R. E. Zabzalyuk.