German scientist starts four-week swim down Rhine river

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A German chemistry professor started on Monday a gruelling four-week solo swim down the Rhine river for the benefit of science and the environment.

Self-confessed “mad professor” Andreas Fath, who set off on his 1,231-kilometre (764-mile) adventure with a splash into Switzerland’s Lake Toma, plans to swim through Germany and France to reach the river’s mouth at the Dutch port of Rotterdam on August 24.

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