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Saturday, November 17, 2012

Do You Know Nicknames Of Open Water Swimmers?

Nicknames are colorful and sometimes based on funny or profound meanings. Some are given at birth and some are given at the height of an athlete's career (see Abdul Latif Abou Heif, Crocodile of the Nile on left).

There are a number of colorful champions, powerful personalities and charismatic characters in the open water swimming world. Some of them are known to the media by their nicknames; others are simply known among their friends and family.

Do you know any among open water swimmers...in any language?

Here is a list here. Email the nicknames that you know here to add.

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