English Channel swim by Vasanti Niemz

Swam the Channel in 17 hours and 1 minute
Joint 2,088th fastest time out of 2,373 solo swims (equal with 1 other)
Date: 9 September 1985
Country: Germany
Age: Unknown
Category: Solo Swim
Route: England  >  France
Organisation: Channel Swimming Association
Pilot: Dave Whyte
Observer: Unknown
Escort Boat: Unknown
Additional swim information:
Vasanti Niemz, born in 1956, lives in Heidelberg. Since swimming the Channel, she has also completed the 26.4km Zurich lake marathon swim several times (
as well as several ultra-triathlons (Lensahn, Canberra). Vasanti is also a member of the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team (

In 1989 Vasanti was part of a relay team to swim across the Channel, and is planning to come back for another solo swim.
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