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Watch: A swimming competition where you have to down a bottle of vodka first

Sounds unbelievable and risky? Watch these guys drown themselves in vodka and then a swimming pool

Prabhjeet Singh Sethi 15 March 2018, 8:14 PM
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Ready for this challenge? Image: Twitter

Michael Phelps has 28 Olympic medals to his name, but he is probably yet to down a bottle of vodka before diving into the pool.

These swimmers, if you can call them that, have tried to add some fun to the sport. In this race, the participants cannot start without downing a bottle of vodka. In all swimming competitions, you usually dive in after the whistle blows. But here, you first rush to the table where the bottle is placed, finish it on priority and finish the race if you can.

Watch this video, enjoy, but do not try this at home:

Reportedly, this clip was part of an Ethiopian TV show, which must have been created for comical reasons. We wonder what holds more priority — the bottle of vodka or the swimming pool.

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