Australian Ultra Marathon Swimmer Sets Open Water Record

Australian Ultra Marathon Swimmer Sets Open Water Record Australian ultra-marathon swimmer Chloë McCardel has today become the first person to swim 126km unassisted in open water under Marathon Swimmers Federation international rules....

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