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Gaurvi Singhvi becomes world’s youngest open water swimmer to cross English Channel

Gaurvi Singhvi (16) from Udaipur has made India proud by becoming the world’s youngest open water swimmer to cross the English Channel in 13 hours and 26 minutes in August 2019. The Channel is a water body that separates southern England from northern France and links southern part of North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.


Prabhat Koli becomes first Asian to swim UK-France channel

Prabhat Koli (19) from Maharashtra, who crossed the English Channel when he was 16, has become the first Asian to swim the choppy water from Jersey (an Island in the UK) to France in cold weather. The long-distance sea swimmer covered 25km in 6 hours and 54 minutes. He started off from La Coupe Point ..