Hong Kong Harbour Swim Resumes After 33 Years

Hong Kong Harbour Swim Resumes After 33 Years

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Swimmers in Hong Kong Harbor - BBC video snipHundreds of swimmers took part Sunday in Hong Kong’s iconic harbour race, which had been suspended for 33 years until water pollution could be cleaned up.

Hong Kong has been engaged in a major effort to restore the harbour, which is one of the world’s most beautiful ports.

Swimmers were pleased with the water quality.

(SEE the AP story in the Wash Post or Video at BBC)

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