Damián Blaum Crossing Río de la Plata

Courtesy of Lucas Rivet, Río de la Plata, Argentina.

Damián Blaum successfully crossed the Río de la Plata on his second attempt, a 42.2 km solo swim from Colonia Del Sacramento in Uruguay to Punta Lara in Argentina in 9 hours 6 minutes in February 2018. Above is a video of the crossing organized by the Asociación Cruce a Nado Río de la Plata (ACNRP), the governing body that observes and ratifies crossings of the Río de la Plata, the widest river in the world.

For more information on the Asociación Cruce a Nado Río de la Plata, visit here.

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