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Mayank Vaid from Himachal Pradesh has become the 44th person in the world and first Indian to complete the ‘Enduroman – Arch to Arc’ — a triathlon from England to France which is considered to be one of the toughest endurance competitions in the world. He is also the first Asian person to complete this ..
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.
Major General Vikram Dogra has become the first serving Indian Army officer and the only General across the world to have successfully completed a gruelling ‘Ironman’ competition held in Klagenfurt, Austria on July 1, 2018. The Ironman is an international triathlon consisting of three consecutive events- 3.8 km of swimming, 180 km cycling and 42.2 ..
Rohan More, the Pune-based Indian long-distance swimmer, has become the first Asian and the youngest person in the world to swim across the Ocean Seven. Despite sudden drop in water temperature, he covered the distance in 8 hours and 37 minutes. The Ocean’s Seven marathon consists of seven long-distance open-water swims, which includes the North ..
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