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    While the heavy snowfall on December 19 and 20 in Peking kept most people indoors, the drop in temperature did not effect those whose favourite recreation is out-door swimming--even in winters! The film shows a group of 30 enthusiasts having a field day in the snow-banked pool in western Peking.



    The temperature was about 7 degrees below zero C.



    They stayed in the water for about half an hour.



    The snow bath is a good way to warm up the body before the plunge.



    Chuang Yen-lin, a leading member of the China International Travel Service, at 57, has taken to winter swimming for 17 years.



    Lin Pao-lo from the Peking Municipal Health Bureau is 79 years old.



    We all agree that swimming is fun, but would you wan to try it in this snow?




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    Film ID:
    VLVADSJK81R18IUKALHNIEEPEI9N0
    Media URN:
    VLVADSJK81R18IUKALHNIEEPEI9N0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/12/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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