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Inspired Librarian to swim over 2,800 km on the Danube River for environmental cause

BUCHAREST, 19 June 2017 – Avram Iancu, ­a 41 year old librarian from Petrosani, a small town in Transylvania, Romania, is preparing to swim 2,860 km along the Danube River, from the Black Forest in Germany to the Black Sea in Romania. In his quest on Europe’s second longest river, Avram will cross ten countries, pass four capital cities. Throughout his journey he will face many obstacles, including dams, whirlpools, eddies and unpredictable weather.