CHINA 70-year-old man loves his icy-cold river swims

CHINA

70-year-old man loves his icy-cold river swims

By Zhou Huiying in Harbin | chinadaily.com.cn

16:59, December 11, 2020

Zhang Dewu swims in the Songhua River in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, as temperatures dropped below -10 C recently. [Photo by Zhang Qingyun/for chinadaily.com.cn]

Zhang Dewu swims in the Songhua River in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, as temperatures dropped below -10 C recently. [Photo by Zhang Qingyun/for chinadaily.com.cn]

Before diving into the icy river, Zhang Dewu does some warm-up exercises, including dousing his body with room-temperature water. [Photo by Zhang Qingyun/for chinadaily.com.cn]

Zhang Dewu swims in the Songhua River in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, as temperatures dropped below -10 C recently. [Photo by Zhang Qingyun/for chinadaily.com.cn]

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