Carmel Newsreel II-084, October 27, 1951

The Fourth Sea of Galilee Swimming Competition

1 Minute, 1951
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Directed by: Nathan Axelrod
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The Fourth Sea of Galilee Crossing competition takes place from Ein Gev beach to Lido Beach in Tiberias. Thirty-five swimmers race as row boats are following them. A big crowd gathers at Lido Beach in Tiberias, the endpoint, and various entertainment shows are presented to the crowd who awaits at the finish line, including a young girls dance show, and a Russian folk dance performance by a group. The crowd is applauding as swimmers cross the finish line. Among the men, the winner is a Swedish swimmer, and at the second is an Israeli swimmer from Kibbutz Kinneret. The female winner is Ariella Cohen. Handshakes are exchanged between the winners and the swimmers pose for the camera.

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