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World Marathon Relay Swimming Records
The list below is a list of the marathon relay swimming records over 10 kilometers – donewithout wetsuits and according to traditional English Channel swimming rules. With over 70%of the Earth covered in water, the number of records and locations to swim are numerous andpotentially endless.
If you know of additional records or new records that have been set anywhere in the world,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.
Longest 6-person Non-stop Open Water Swimming Relay in an Ocean (non-wetsuit,traditional English Channel rules)
202 miles (325K) along the California coast between Santa Barbara and San Diego, 20September 2010 byTom Ball, Kurtis Baron, John Chung, Jim McConica, Jim Neitz and MikeShaffer (USA), 101 hours 39 minutes and 53 seconds (or 4 days 5 hours 39 minutes and 53seconds).
Longest 6-person Non-stop Open Water Swimming Relay in a Lake (non-wetsuit,traditional English Channel rules)
108 nautical miles (200K) in Lake Powell, Arizona, USA between 24-26 September 2010, VitoBialla (USA), Phil Cutti (USA), Matthew Davie (USA), Edna Llorens (Mexico), Nora Toledano(Mexico) and Patricia Kohlmann (Mexico) in 55 hours 20 minutes and 25 seconds.
Fastest 100K Relay (50 members)
Lake Cane, Florida, USA, 13 September 2010, 37:06 by Mike Marino, Tom Noonan, SkipYonchik, Andrea Ugazio, Fred Emke, Rick Stafford, Mark Weeks, John Keen, Larry Peck,Scott Neumann, Mel Nash, Curtis Wagner, Kevin Anderson, Ben Ohe, Christopher Ohe,George Mann, Walter Caldwell, Tom Knapp, Bruce Atlee, Walter Diloreto, Chris Gaw, CleveCooney, Chris Bolfing, David Tattersall, Trung Lively, Frank Wan, Mike Koenig, Chuck Tanner Jerry Krannebitter, Chris Scott, Hector Torres, James Hunter, Michael Napoli, Mark Myers,Gene Augustin, Joe Moletteire, Joe Furstance, Mark Dickie, Danny Ellis, Rolando Davis,Chris Iselin, Carlos Figueiredo, Justin Soto, Sean McCormack, Roy McConnell, JohnMeisenheimer, Lucky Meisenheimer, Alan Lawson, Michael Rogers and Jake Meisenheimer.
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