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2,000 take the plunge in chilly lake

National News // Dec. 18, 2017

Around 2,000 people dived into a chilly Lake Geneva yesterday as part of the Coupe du Noel.

villedegeneve 2,000 take the plunge in chilly lake

The annual cold dip has been held for the past 79 years. Many people dress up and some even had a floating fondue.

There’s also a 120 meter race.

The water was 6 degrees - but the air was 5 degrees and at least there was some sun for warmth.


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