Sicily to Malta Crossing

sicily to malta crossing

2004 Olympian Neil Agius broke the existing record swimming 100 km from Sicily to Malta with a time of 28 hours 17 minutes. 

About

Neil Agius completed a 100 km swim from Sicily, Italy to his native country of Malta in the Mediterranean Sea in 28 hours 7 minutes, breaking the record held by fellow Maltese Olympian Nicky Farrugia who swam from Sicily to Gozo in 1985 in 30 hours 17 minutes.

Why it was nominated

For creating a charity swim as part of the Wave of Change movement to raise awareness about marine pollution and threats to marine habitats and for setting a new record from Sicily to Malta.

Country

Malta

Swimmer(s)

Neil Agius

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  • January 5, 2021

    Good luck

  • Dora The Explorer

    Dora The Explorer

    January 5, 2021

    Gooood luck, brother!

  • jeffrey farrugia

    jeffrey farrugia

    January 5, 2021

    best of luck mate x

  • January 5, 2021

    Best of luck champ

  • Alfred Parnis

    Alfred Parnis

    January 5, 2021

    You definitely deserve this recognition. You are an inspiration.

  • January 5, 2021

    Good luck Neil. You deserve this!

  • January 5, 2021

    Good luck ?

  • January 5, 2021

    Best of luck

  • January 5, 2021

    Truly deserved ?

  • January 5, 2021

    Do you actualy leave on land 🙂

  • January 5, 2021

    Super hero Neil ?

  • January 5, 2021

    Malta’s superhero

  • January 5, 2021

    Amazing

  • January 5, 2021

    Super hero

  • January 6, 2021

    Awguri

  • Mark

    Mark

    January 6, 2021

    Gentleman! Inspiration! Legend! Good luck brother

  • B B

    B B

    January 6, 2021

    More than just personal achievements, this champ is helping people be the best version of themselves ❤️

  • John Hughes

    John Hughes

    January 6, 2021

    Best of luck

  • Gabriel Micallef

    Gabriel Micallef

    January 6, 2021

    Awguri!

  • Peter Saliba

    Peter Saliba

    January 6, 2021

    Well done Neil!

  • January 6, 2021

    Prosit and good luck

  • Clara

    Clara

    January 7, 2021

    Well done

  • Vesta tv

    Vesta tv

    January 7, 2021

    Vesta tv always supports you, you’re great. Greetings from Italy.

  • Elizabeth

    Elizabeth

    January 7, 2021

    Prosit Neil

  • January 7, 2021

    Well done and goodluck Legend 🙂

  • Luca Grixti

    Luca Grixti

    January 7, 2021

    Well done coach

  • January 7, 2021

    You deserve the win!

  • Angele Cortis

    Angele Cortis

    January 7, 2021

    You deserve the win

  • John Brownrigg

    John Brownrigg

    January 8, 2021

    Good luck well deserved what an effort it was

  • Jamie

    Jamie

    January 8, 2021

    You’ve got this Neil

    Love the guys from Dosed & Few ??

  • January 8, 2021

    Good luck coach, bniedem kbir inti x

  • January 12, 2021

    One word : Legend

  • Aneliese

    Aneliese

    January 12, 2021

    Well Deserved Nomination and Win !

  • Liz sansone

    Liz sansone

    January 13, 2021

    A cracking accomplishment for a truly altruistic cause. Well done Neil.

  • Kerem Arkun

    Kerem Arkun

    January 20, 2021

    Good luck

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