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World Open Water Swimming Records (AMERICAS)

World Open Water Swimming Records (AMERICAS)

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Published by Steven Munatones
A list of open water swimming records in the Americas.

For more information on open water swimming, visit
http://www.openwatersource.com
http://www.imshof.org
http://www.dailynewsofopenwaterswimming.com
http://www.10Kswim.com
A list of open water swimming records in the Americas.

For more information on open water swimming, visit
http://www.openwatersource.com
http://www.imshof.org
http://www.dailynewsofopenwaterswimming.com
http://www.10Kswim.com

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Open Water Source 
 
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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 Open Water Swimming Records (in the AMERICAS)
The list below is a short list of open water swimming records (under 10 kilometers) donewithout wetsuits and according to traditional English Channel rules. With over 70% of theEarth covered in water, the number of records and locations to swim are numerous andpotentially endless.If you know of any additional records or new records that have been set in the Americas,please email the name of the world record holder, their country, date (month, day and year),location, distance and official time to Open Water Source. 
Waikiki Roughwater Swim (2.4 miles, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.)
Fastest Male: Daniel McClellen (Australia), 1995, 42:13Fastest Female: Lisa Hazen (USA), 1995, 45:33
RCP Tiburon (1.2 miles, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.)
Fastest Male: Vladimir Dyatchin (RUS) 2007, 18:20.00Fastest Female: Chloe Sutton (USA) 2007, 19:04.70
Golden Gate Bridge Crossing (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.)
Fastest Crossing: Bob Roper (USA), 1969, 17:21
Willoughby Swim (4.75 miles, Lake Willoughy, Vermont, U.S.A.)
Fastest Crossing: Charlotte Bryne (USA), 21 August 2010, 2:09.50
Kingdom Swim (3 miles, Lake Memphremagog, Vermont, U.S.A.)
Fastest Swim: Tim Walsh (USA), 24 July 2010, 1:12:48
Beagle Channel (Argentina to Chile)
First One-Way Crossing: Lynne Cox (USA), 1990First Two-Way Crossing: Rachel Golub (USA), Patricia Sener (USA), Cristian Vergara(Chile/USA), 2010
Lake Titicaca (Bolivia to Peru)
First Crossing: Lynne Cox (USA), 1992
Strait of Magellan (Chile)
First Crossing: Lynne Cox, 1976, 1:02
Bering Strait (2.2 miles from Little Diomede, U.S.A. to Big Diomede, U.S.S.R.)
First Crossing: Lynne Cox (USA), 1987, 2:06
 
 
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One-Mile Cable Swim (Chris Green Lake, Virginia, U.S.A.)
Fastest Female: Abby Nunn (USA), 2009, 20:02.38Fastest Male: J. Allen (USA), 2001, 20:39.99
Two-Mile Cable Swim (Chris Green Lake, Virginia, U.S.A.)
Fastest Female: Tobie Smith (USA), 2003, 39:51.99Fastest Male: James Kegley (USA), 1988, 38:32.00
Horsetooth Open Water Swim (Fort Collins, Colorado, U.S.A.)
Fastest 10K: Brooks Felton (USA), 2005, 2:09:31Fastest Female 10K: Sarah Thomas (USA), 2009, 2:20:06Fastest 2.4-mile: Patrick Dideum (USA), 2004, 49:34Fastest 2.4-mile: Shauna Nelson (USA), 2007, 51:10
Cayman Brac (3.88 miles from West End to Point of Sand, Little Cayman Island CaymanIslands)
Fastest Channel Crossing: Jeff Miller, 2 May 1987, 2:36First Channel Crossing: Jeff Miller, 2 May 1987, 2:36First Crossing by Caymanians: Felix Ebanks and Matthew McKinley, 18 April 2010, 3:30Youngest Male: 19-year-old Felix Ebanks, 18 April 2010, 3:30Youngest Female: 35-year-old Andrea Roach, 18 April 2010, 3:30Oldest Male: 48-year-old Bill McFarland (USA), 18 April 2010, 3:20Oldest Female: 52-year-old Kate Alexander (USA), 18 April 2010, 3:20
Flowers Sea Swim (1 mile, Grand Cayman Island, Cayman Islands)
Fastest Male: Alex Meyer (USA), 2010, 17:18Fastest Female: Eva Fabian (USA), 2010, 17:47
The Money Box Cap 2k (Austin, Texas, U.S.A.)
Fastest Male: Rivers Will (USA), 2005, 24:07:00Fastest Female: Natalie Sacco (USA), 2010, 26:00:00
American Swimming Association Open Water Swimming Texas High School StateChampionships (2K, Austin, Texas, U.S.A.)
Fastest Male: Conner Nolan (USA), 2010, 25:13Fastest Female: Claire Singley (USA), 2010, 25:51
American Swimming Association Open Water Swimming Collegiate NationalChampionships (5K, Austin, Texas, U.S.A.)
Fastest Male: Matt Attal, St. Leo University (USA), 2007, 59:38.0Female Female: Brittany Massengale, Rice University (USA), 2007, 55:09.3

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