PHOTOS Swiss people swim in 7-degree water to celebrate Christmas

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Swiss people swim in 7-degree water to celebrate Christmas

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13:52, December 17, 2018

People prepare themselves before swimming in the lake of Geneva, in Geneva, Switzerland, on December 16, 2018. More than 2,000 people swam the 120 meters distance in water with a temperature of 7.4 degrees Celsius during the 80th annual "Coupe de Noel', a traditional swimming game to welcome and celebrate Christmas. [Photo: IC]

A participant of the 80th annual "Coupe de Noel" Christmas swimming game jumps into the lake of Geneva, in Geneva, Switzerland, on December 16, 2018. The winter swimming game is a traditional way that Swiss people welcome and celebrate Christmas. [Photo: IC]

Participants of the 80th annual "Coupe de Noel" Christmas swimming game jump into the lake of Geneva, in Geneva, Switzerland, on December 16, 2018. [Photo: IC]

Participants of the 80th annual "Coupe de Noel" Christmas swimming game prepare themselves before swimming in the lake of Geneva, in Geneva, Switzerland, on December 16, 2018. [Photo: IC]

Participants of the 80th annual "Coupe de Noel" Christmas swimming game swim in the lake of Geneva, in Geneva, Switzerland, on December 16, 2018. [Photo: IC]

Participants of the 80th annual "Coupe de Noel" Christmas swimming game swim in the lake of Geneva, in Geneva, Switzerland, on December 16, 2018. [Photo: IC]

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