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Sunday, July 28, 2013
Margarita Tita Llorens Goes 2 For 2 In Ibiza-Mallorca
She covered 73.7 km under strong lateral winds and currents of 14 knots and despite being stung by several jellyfish and experiencing much itching because of the plankton that had accumulated in her swimsuit.
Her Cruce Canal Ibiza-Mallorca swim from the Balearic islands of Ibiza to Mallorca was her second marathon swim in the region.
Llorens previously completed a 21 nautical mile Menorca Channel crossing between the Balearic islands of Menorca and Mallorca in the Mediterranean Sea in 12 hours 23 minutes in July 2012.
Photos courtesy of kayaker and guide Siscu Pons.
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