Swimmers participate in the annual Sea of Galilee swim, the oldest and largest popular swimming event, near Tiberias, northern Israel, Sept. 16, 2017. Daniel Tchetchik

In Photos: Over 10,000 Swimmers Brave Lake Kinneret in Annual Sea of Galilee Event

For 64th year in a row, swimmers cross the lowest freshwater lake on Earth

A swimmer participates in the annual Sea of Galilee swim, the oldest and largest popular swimming event, near Tiberias, northern Israel, Sept. 16, 2017. Daniel Tchetchik
Swimmers participate in the annual Sea of Galilee swim, the oldest and largest popular swimming event, near Tiberias, northern Israel, Sept. 16, 2017. Daniel Tchetchik
A man prepares for the annual Sea of Galilee swim, the oldest and largest popular swimming event, near Tiberias, northern Israel, Sept. 16, 2017. Daniel Tchetchik
The annual Sea of Galilee swim, the oldest and largest popular swimming event, near Tiberias, northern Israel, Sept. 16, 2017. Daniel Tchetchik
Swimmers participate in the annual Sea of Galilee swim, the oldest and largest popular swimming event, near Tiberias, northern Israel, Sept. 16, 2017. Daniel Tchetchik
Swimmers participate in the annual Sea of Galilee swim, the oldest and largest popular swimming event, near Tiberias, northern Israel, Sept. 16, 2017. Daniel Tchetchik
A man prepares for the annual Sea of Galilee swim, the oldest and largest popular swimming event, near Tiberias, northern Israel, Sept. 16, 2017. Daniel Tchetchik
Swimmers participate in the annual Sea of Galilee swim, the oldest and largest popular swimming event, near Tiberias, northern Israel, Sept. 16, 2017. Daniel Tchetchik
Swimmers participate in the annual Sea of Galilee swim, the oldest and largest popular swimming event, near Tiberias, northern Israel, Sept. 16, 2017. Daniel Tchetchik
Swimmers participate in the annual Sea of Galilee swim, the oldest and largest popular swimming event, near Tiberias, northern Israel, Sept. 16, 2017. Daniel Tchetchik
Swimmers participate in the annual Sea of Galilee swim, the oldest and largest popular swimming event, near Tiberias, northern Israel, Sept. 16, 2017. Daniel Tchetchik
Swimmers participate in the annual Sea of Galilee swim, the oldest and largest popular swimming event, near Tiberias, northern Israel, Sept. 16, 2017. Daniel Tchetchik
Two Israeli youth covered with mud during the annual Sea of Galilee swim, the oldest and largest popular swimming event, near Tiberias, northern Israel, Sept. 16, 2017. Daniel Tchetchik
A Swimmer participates in the annual Sea of Galilee swim, the oldest and largest popular swimming event, near Tiberias, northern Israel, Sept. 16, 2017. Daniel Tchetchik
Swimmers participate in the annual Sea of Galilee swim, the oldest and largest popular swimming event, near Tiberias, northern Israel, Sept. 16, 2017. Daniel Tchetchik
Swimmers participate in the annual Sea of Galilee swim, the oldest and largest popular swimming event, near Tiberias, northern Israel, Sept. 16, 2017. Daniel Tchetchik
Two Israeli youth covered with mud during the annual Sea of Galilee swim, the oldest and largest popular swimming event, near Tiberias, northern Israel, Sept. 16, 2017. Daniel Tchetchik
Swimmers participate in the annual Sea of Galilee swim, the oldest and largest popular swimming event, near Tiberias, northern Israel, Sept. 16, 2017. Daniel Tchetchik

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