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World Marathon Swimming Records

World Marathon Swimming Records

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A list of world marathon swimming records.

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A list of world marathon swimming records.

For more information, visit http://www.openwatersource.com.

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Published by: Steven Munatones on Apr 26, 2011
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World Marathon Swimming Records
The list below is a list of the marathon swimming records over 10 kilometers – done withoutwetsuits and according to traditional English Channel swimming 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 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.  
North (Irish) Channel (21 miles between Ireland and Scotland)
First Crossing: Tom Blower (England), 27 July 1947, 15:26Fastest Ireland-Scotland Crossing: Alison Streeter (Great Britain), 9:53Fastest Scotland-Ireland Crossing: Alison Streeter (Great Britain), 10:02
English Channel (between England and France)
Queen of English Channel: Alison Streeter (UK), 43 crossingsKing of English Channel: Kevin Murphy (UK), 34 crossingsFastest Crossing (England/France): Petar Stoychev (Bulgaria), 2007, 6:57.50Fastest Crossing (France/England): Richard Davey (UK), 1988, 8:05Fastest Female Crossing (England/France): Yvetta Hlavacova (Czech Republic), 2006, 7:25Fastest Female Crossing (France/England): Alison Streeter (UK), 1989, 8:48Oldest Male Crossing: George Brunstad (USA), 2004, 70 years and 4 days, 15:59Oldest Female Crossing: Sue Oldham (Australia), 2010, 65 years, 17:11Youngest Boy Crossing: Thomas Gregory (UK), 1988, 11 years 11 months, 11:54Youngest Girl Crossing: Samantha Druce (UK), 1983, 12 years 118 days, 15:27Longest Time for Solo Crossing: Jackie Cobell (Great Britain), 2010, 28:44Longest Time for 2-way Crossing: Antonio Abertondo (Argentina), 1961, 43:10Fastest 2-way Crossing (England-France-England): Philip Rush (New Zealand), 1987, 16:10Fastest 2-way Crossing (France-England-France): Philip Rush (New Zealand), 1987, 20:26
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Fastest 2-way Woman Crossing: Susie Maroney (Australia), 1991, 17:14Fastest 2-way Woman Crossing (France-England-France): Alison Streeter, 1990, 24:04Fastest 3-way Crossing (England-France-England-France): Philip Rush, (New Zealand),1987, 28:21First woman 3-way Crossing (England-France-England-France): Alison Streeter (UK), 1990,34:40First 3-way Crossing (England-France-England-France): Jon Erikson (USA), 1981, 38:27Fastest Breaststroke Crossing: Frederik Jaques (Belgium), 2005, 13:31Fastest Butterfly Crossing: Dr. Julie Bradshaw MBE, (UK), 2002, 14:18Fastest Backstroke Crossing: Tina Neill, (USA), 2005, 13:22
Round Jersey Island (41 miles, British Channel Island)
First Solo Circumnavigation: Denize le Pennec (Jersey), 1969, 13:55Fastest Solo Circumnavigation: 2010 Nick Adams (Great Britain), 2010, 9:51Fastest Female Solo Circumnavigation: Alison Streeter (Great Britain), 1989, 9:53.47Oldest Solo Circumnavigation: 60-year-old Jean-Paul Madelenat (France), 2002, 11:46.46
Jersey Island to France Solo (18 miles)
First Channel Crossing: Denize Le Pennec (Jersey), 1966, 9:25Fastest Channel Crossing: Nick Adams (Great Britain), 2008, 7:03Fastest Female Channel Crossing: Alison Wood (Jersey), 2010, 8:07
Round Guernsey (28 miles, British Channel Island)
First Solo Circumnavigation: Alison Horsfall, 1998, 9:39.53minFastest Solo Circumnavigation: Richard Flambard, 1999, 9:06
Round Alderney (6 miles, British Channel Island)
First Solo Circumnavigation: Alison Horsfall, 2000, 43:03
Sark to Guernsey
First Solo Circumnavigation: Richard Flambard, 1990, 4:57.5
Guernsey to Jersey
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First Crossing: Ruth Oldham (Jersey), 1962, 15:15
Falmouth Harbour (12K, Falmouth – St Mawes – Penryn – Falmouth, England)
First Crossing: Ken Brewer (Great Britain) 1969, 3:24:14Fastest Crossing: Ken Brewer (Great Britain) 1969, 3:24:14Fastest Female Crossing: Willy van Rysal (Netherlands) 1969, 4:24:00
Strait of Gibraltar (between Spain and Morocco)
First Crossing: Mercedes Gleitze (Great Britain), 4 May 1928, 12:50First Male Crossing: David Eulogio Carpio Massiotti (Peru), 22 July 1948, 9:20Fastest Crossing: Georgios Charcharis (Greece), 2009, 2:16Fastest Female Crossing: Penny Palfrey (Australia), 2010, 3:03Fastest Double Crossing: Mateo Pesquer Campos (Spain), 2006, 7:55Fastest Female Double Crossing: Penny Palfrey (Australia), 2010, 8:27Oldest Male Swimmer: 77-year-old David Eulogio Carpio Massiotti (Peru), 1987, 7:34Oldest Female Swimmer: 64-year-old Carol Sing (USA), 2005, 5:27King of the Strait: Pere Estatuet Llorens (Spain) and Antonio Gil Bravo (Spain), both with 8crossings
Lake Zürich International Self-Transcendence Marathon Swim (26.4K, Switzerland)
Fastest Crossing from Rapperswil to Zürich, Switzerland: Maarouf Mohamed (Egypt), 5:51
Isle of Wight to Southampton (15K from Cowes to Southampton, Great Britain)
First Crossing: Ken Brewer (Great Britain), 7 October 1973, 6:33
Bristol Channel (8 – 23 miles between England and Wales)
First Crossing between Penarth to Weston-super-Mare (8.5 miles): Kathleen Thomas (GreatBritain), 5 September 1927, 7:20First Crossing between Ilfracombe (Devon, England) to Caswell Bay (Swansea, Wales) (23nautical miles): Gethin Jones (Great Britain), 12 September 2009, 21:39:34
Koroni – Kalamata 30K Marathon Swim (Greece)
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