By: George Liao,m Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News)–The competition of “swimming across the most beautiful bay
in the world” will take place in Taiwan’s offshore Penghu County in the early morning on June 4, 2017, and the focus of the event will be the “island to island” swimming as in the past, according to the Penghu County Government.
Penghu is the name of an archipelago situated off the west coast of Taiwan, in the middle of the Taiwan Strait.
The county’s education department said that this year marks the 15th anniversary of the annual “swimming across Penghu Bay” event that was first held in 2003.
More than 10,000 swimmers have participated in the event over the years, the department said. [FULL STORY]