Thousands take part in New Year swims

New Year's diveThousands of people in the Netherlands have kicked off 2016 by taking part in a traditional New Year’s swim.

The biggest event takes place in Scheveningen, which was held for the 56th time and attended by around 10,000 people. The sea temperature was a relatively ‘warm’ 8.5 degrees, news website said.

In total, 138 swims took place around the country.

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