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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Mohamed Marouf Sets The Standard In Lake Zürich

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

In 1993, Marouf Mohamed set the record for the 26.4 km International Self-Transcendence Marathon-Schwimmen across Lake Zürich in Switzerland.

The former Egyptian national team swimmer completed the swim in a fast 5 hours 51 minutes.

A new generation of male swimmers are going to attempt to swim their best across Lake Zürich on August 10th this year:

*Roger Rüttimann, Switzerland
*Alex Stoyel, Great Britain
*Dion Harrison, Great Britain
*Timothy Donovan, Australia
*William Ellis, Great Britain
*Dino Sarpi, Italy
*Theodosis Charalampos, Greece
*André Le Guin, Germany
*Frank Freystätter, Germany
*Simon Lee, Great Britain
*Stephen Payne, Australia
*Huseyin Dermis, Great Britain/Turkey
*John Tierney, Ireland
*Jörg Büttner, Germany
*Trevor Malone, Ireland
*Rudolf Maurer, Switzerland
*Kenneth Rodgers, Ireland
*Clive Smith, Great Britain
*Mäx Beer, Austria
*Graeme Schlachter, Great Britain
*Pavel Dagorov, Switzerland
*Marco Allegretti, Italy
*Patrick Cray, Great Britain
*Damian Agnew, Ireland
*Daniel Novák, Czech Republic (wetsuit)
*Dirk Rönsch, Germany (wetsuit)
*Johannes van Steen, Netherlands (wetsuit)
*Pataka Spacek, Czech Republic (wetsuit)
*Yggve Richter, Germany (wetsuit)
*Peter Tomasek, Switzerland (wetsuit)

The women's start list for the 2014 International Self-Transcendence Marathon-Schwimmen is posted here.

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