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World Marathon Swimming Records (AFRICA)

World Marathon Swimming Records (AFRICA)

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Published by Steven Munatones
A list of open water swimming records currently held in Africa. For marathon swimming records, visit the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame.

For more information on open water swimming, visit
http://www.openwatersource.com
http://www.dailynewsofopenwaterswimming.com
http://www.imshof.org
A list of open water swimming records currently held in Africa. For marathon swimming records, visit the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame.

For more information on open water swimming, visit
http://www.openwatersource.com
http://www.dailynewsofopenwaterswimming.com
http://www.imshof.org

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Published by: Steven Munatones on Nov 20, 2010
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Copyright @ 2010 by Open Water SourceFor more information, visit the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame (www.imshof.org)
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World Marathon Swimming Records (in AFRICA)
The list below is only a short list of the marathon swimming records over 10 kilometers
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alldone without wetsuits and according to traditional English Channel swimming rules. With over70% of the Earth covered in water, the number of records and locations to swim arenumerous and potentially endless.If you know of additional records or new records that have been set in Africa, please email thename of the world record holder, their country, date (month, day and year), location, distanceand official time to Open Water Source. 
Cape of Good Hope (South Africa)
First Female Crossing: Lynne Cox (USA), 1977 3:03 (8 miles)First Male Crossing: Lewis Pugh (Great Britain), April 2004, 3:15 (12K)
Cape Agulhas (10K in South Africa)
First Crossing: Lewis Pugh (Great Britain), 7 May 1994, 4:15 (10K)Fastest Crossing
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Erica Moffet (USA), 23 April 2005, 2:16Fastest Male crossing:
 
Lewis Gordon Pugh (Great Britain), 7 May 1994, 4:15
Lake Malawi (25K, Malawi)
First Crossing: Lewis Pugh (Great Britain) and Otto Thaning (South Africa), January 1992,9:15 (25K)
Robben Island (7.5K to Cape Town, South Africa)
Fastest Double Crossing from Robben Island to Bloubergstrand (15K): Phillip Chappel(Australia), 6 December 2009, 3:55:56Fastest Triple Crossing from Robben Island to Bloubergstrand (22.5K): Steven Klugman(South Africa), 28 February 2003, 6:12Fastest Crossing from Robben Island to Three Anchor Bay (10.2K): Christof Wandratsch(Germany), 5 February 2005, 2:11:49Fastest Female Crossing from Robben Island to Three Anchor Bay (10.2K): Liz Webb (SouthAfrica), 9 December 2009, 2:41:48Fastest Double Crossing from Three Anchor Bay to Robben Island (20.4K):
 
Steven Klugman(South Africa): 3 March 2002, 5:52Fastest Female Double Crossing from Three Anchor Bay to Robben Island (20.4K): AnnemieLandmeters (Belgium), 16 December 1987, 6:28Fastest Swim from Three Anchor Bay to Robben Island to Bloubergstrand
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Peter Bales(South Africa): 15 April 1981, 5:43Youngest Swimmer from Three Anchor Bay to Robben Island to Bloubergstrand: 10-year-oldAditya Raut (India), 21 June 2004, 6:42Fastest Circumnavigation around Robben Island (9.9K): Fastest swim & fastest female:Carina Bruwer (South Africa), 27 April 2005, 3:07Fastest Male Circumnavigation around Robben Island (9.9K): Lewis Pugh (Great Britain), 10
 
 
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July 2004, 3:42First Two-way Crossing from 3 Anchor Bay, around Robben Island and back to 3 Anchor Bay(20.5K): Theodore Yach (South Africa), November 2009, 10:39King of Robben Island (most crossings from Robben Island to Cape Town): Theodore Yach(South Africa), 59
False Bay (34K in South Africa)
Fastest Crossing from Rooi Els to Miller's Point: Barend Nortje (South Africa), 5 March 2007,9:33Fastest Female Crossing from Rooi Els to Simonstown: Annemie Landmeters (Belgium),1989, 9:56
First Crossing from Rooi Els to Miller’s Point: Steven Klugman (South Africa), 15 February
2004, 14:15
Simonstown to Muizenberg (11K in South Africa)
 Fastest Crossing: Annemie Landmeters (Belgium), 10 March 1990, 2:18Fastest Male Crossing: Steven Klugman (South Africa), 24 January 2004, 2:22Fastest Double Crossing: Peter Bales (South Africa), 21 March 1972Fastest Double Crossing: Annemie Landmeters (Belgium), 18 December 1988, 5:17
Nelson Mandela Bay (18K
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22K in South Africa)
Fastest Crossing from Hobie Beach to Bluewater Bay (18K): Kyle Main (South Africa), 2003,4:00:16Fastest Crossing from Port of Coega to Hobie Beach (22K): Philip Kuhn (South Africa), 2005,4:40:30
Danger Point (11K in South Africa)
First Circumnavigation: Carina Bruwer (South Africa), 11 August 2004, 3:16
Cape Peninsula (South Africa)
First Circumnavigation from V&A Waterfront to Muizenberg (100K staged swim): Lewis Pugh(Great Britain), 28 April - 15 May 2004, 37:20 cumulative time
Hout Bay (10K from Kommetjie to Hout Bay in South Africa)
Fastest Crossing: Derek Yach (South Africa), 24 February 1990, 2:53Fastest Female Crossing: Penny Gill (South Africa), 7 June 1992, 4:34
Camps Bay to Robben Island (South Africa)
First Crossing: Theodore Yach (South Africa), 7 May 1994, 5:30
 Dialog Across The Seas (20K from Kerkennah to Sfax, Tunisia)
First Crossing: Lt. Colonel Nejib Belhedi (Tunisia), 25 June 1991, 7:24Fastest Crossing: Ismail Dergaa (Tunisia), 2009, 4:26:30Fastest Female Crossing: Kouther Khelfaoui (Tunisia), 2009, 4:59:59

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