In London on the River Thames passed the "race" rubber ducks. River flooded 250, 000 thousand rubber ducks blue. This amount exceeded the number of ducks in the last year, which was then 165,000.
Ducks swim started from the Palace Hampton Court Palace. The purpose of such an unusual contest was to raise money for charity the National Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) and the charity of the British organization Water Aid.