English Channel swim by Benedikt Hjartarson

Swam the Channel in 16 hours and 1 minute
The 1,921st fastest time out of 2,369 solo swims
Record: First Icelander to swim the Channel
Date: 16/17 July 2008
Country: Iceland
Age: 51
Category: Solo Swim
Route: England  >  France
Organisation: Channel Swimming Association
Pilot: Andy King
Observer: Unknown
Escort Boat: Louise Jane
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