Miami Man Wins the 2014 Swim for Alligator Lighthouse


A Miami man won an open- water swimming competition in the Florida keys which attracted hundreds of swimmers.

Yoelvis Pedraza completed the eight-mile Swim for Alligator Lighthouse Saturday in 3 hours, 35 minutes and 5 seconds.

The race attracted 310 swimmers and was staged to raise awareness of a need to preserve Alligator Lighthouse and five other aging lighthouses off the Keys.

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