Chloe McCardel finishes 128 km World Record swim in the Bahamas


Australian marathon swimmer Chloe McCardel has successfully completed a world record 126km swim in the Bahamas.

McCardel’s support team says the 42 hour effort between two islands is the longest open-water solo, continuous marathon swim in history.

McCardel’s team say her effort surpasses a similar record set by Australian-British swimmer Penny Palfrey in 2011.

Read for instance The Sydney Morning Herald

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