Sven Elfferich Sets Ice Kilometer World Record In Austria


17-year-old Sven Elfferich from the Netherlands set a new world record in the Ice Kilometer in 3.6°C water in Altenwörth, Austria in 11 minutes 55.40 seconds. His incredible swim broke the existing world record of 4-time Bulgarian Olympian Petar Stoychev of 12 minutes 15.87 seconds.

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