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Solo and Relay Swim Ratifications

2020-2024 - Click on headers to sort
NameCountryGenderDescriptionDistanceLocationCountry or CountriesDate M/D/YTimeTypeAssisted/Unassisted
Gerald DaringerAustriaMExtreme ice mile in water 4.9° celsius2.160mLake AchenseeAustria4/11/202142 minutes & 16 secondsSoloUnassisted
Jamie MonahanUSAF183 kilometer quadruple circumnavigation Manhattan Island183 kmManhattan IslandUSA9/20/202042 hours and 24 minutesSoloUnassisted
Neil BrinkworthUKMSuccessfully completing the 22.9 kilometer Eddystone Lighthouse Swim22.9 kmEddystone LighthouseUK9/8/202011 hours, 1 minute and 58 secondsSoloUnassisted
Neil AgiusSpainMSuccessfully swimming 126.3 kilometers from Italy to Malta through the Strait of Sicily126.3 kmItaly to MaltaItaly, Malta6/29/202152 hours, 10 minutes and 4 secondsSoloUnassisted
Darren WatsonUKMSuccessfully completing a 33 kilometer Lake Windermere two way swim33 kmLake WindermereUK7/14/202115 hours, 20 minutesSoloUnassisted
Nick LakerUKMSuccessfully completing a 2.22 kilometer swim across the Solent from "Hurst Castle" to "Colwell Bay"2.22 kmUK mainland to Isle of WightUK10/10/202150 minutes and 33 secondsSoloUnassisted
Pelin ÇelikTurkeyFSuccessfully completing the Turkish Cross-Continental CrownBosphorus & DardanellesTurkeyTurkeyNot specifiedBosphorus: 1 Hour, 6 minutes and 56 seconds, Dardanelles: 1 Hour, 22 minutes and 20 secondsSoloUnassisted
Jeremy McClureAustraliaMSuccessfully completing the 34.1 kilometer swim from Dirk Hartog Island to Denham Beach34.1 kmShark BayAustralia2/12/202224 hours and 20 minutesSoloUnassisted
Amy EnnionUKFSuccessfully completing a 48.65 kilometer solo crossing from Guernsey to France48.65 kmGuernsey to FranceUK, France6/15/202115 hours, 59 minutes and 25 secondsSoloUnassisted
Mariel HawleyMexicoFSuccessfully completing the solo 18 kilometer Canal de Cozumel from Cozumel Island to Riviera Maya, Mexico18 kmCozumel Island to Riviera MayaMexico6/10/20217 hours and 23 minutesSoloUnassisted
Rene Martinez SaenzMexicoMFirst successful relay crossing of 46.5 kilometers from Chinchorro to Costa Maya, Mexico in the Caribbean Sea46.5 kmChinchorro to Costa MayaMexico10/17/202115 hours, 55 minutes and 10 secondsRelayUnassisted
Matthew MoseleyUSAMSuccessfully completing a 39.6 mile swim in the Green River through Canyonlands National Park39.6 milesGreen River, Canyonlands National ParkUSA6/27/202114 hours and 36 minutesSoloUnassisted
Jim LoretoUSAMSuccessfully circumnavigating Manhattan Island clockwise three times plus Pier A to the George Washington Bridge165.9 kmManhattan IslandUSA7/24/202143 hours and 43 minutesSoloUnassisted
Andrea PowellAustraliaFSuccessfully swimming 13 kilometers in the Gulf of Aqaba from the Aqaba to Tala Bay13 kmGulf of AqabaJordan/Israel/Egypt/Saudi Arabia10/8/20213 hours, 28 minutes and 12 secondsSoloUnassisted
Aby Ortega GonzálezMexicoFSuccessfully swimming the 45.9 kilometers around the island of Manhattan counter clockwise45.9 kmManhattanUSA10/8/20218 hours, 3 minutes and 20 secondsSoloUnassisted
Barbara HernandezChileFSuccessfully completing a 5,578 Meter swim across the Beagle Channel from Puerto Almanza to Puerto Williams, Chile5,578 MeterBeagle ChannelArgentina, Chile3/1/20202 hours, 3 minutes & 14 secondsSoloUnassisted
Joaquina DalmazzoArgentinaFSuccessfully completing a 21 kilometer swim in Lake Nahuel Huapi in a wetsuit from Puerto Blest to Villa Tacul beach21 kmLake Nahuel HuapiArgentina2/21/20237 hours, 25 minutes and 37 secondsSoloAssisted
Joaquina Dalmazzo LPSAArgentinaFSuccessfully completing the 16 kilometer Travessia do Leme a Barra da Tijuca16 kmRio de JaneiroBrazil1/18/20225 hours, 55 minutes and 32 secondsSoloAssisted
Joaquina Dalmazzo OWAArgentinaFSuccessfully completing an 8 kilometer swim in Lake Nahuel Huapi in a wetsuit from the mouth of Castilla River to Centro Civico Beach in San Carlos de Bariloche in a time of 3 hours and 12 minutes on February 22, 2022.8 kmLake Nahuel HuapiArgentina2/22/20223 hours and 12 minutesSoloAssisted
Eloise HamelSaudi ArabiaFSuccessfully completing a 5 kilometer swim in the Arabian Gulf5 kmDubaiUnited Arab Emirates3/12/20222 hours, 17 minutes, 39 secondsSoloUnassisted
Jacques TusetFranceMSwimming 7.3 km from the Chateau d'If to the Island of Tiboulen in Marseille, France replicating the fictional escape of Edmond Dantès in Alexandre Dumas' novel The Count of Monte-Cristo7.3 kmChateau d'If to the Island of Tiboulen, MarseilleFrance2/26/20222 hours, 27 minutes and 43 secondsSoloUnassisted
Merle LiivandEstoniaFMermaid Swim by Merle Liivand of Estonia. Liivand’s Mermaid Swim was a distance of 42.2 kilometers using a single monofin without using arms42.2 kmMiamiUSA5/7/202211 hours and 54 minutesSoloUnassisted
Joel MatosPuerto RicoMSwimming 203,200 meters over 7 days in a 50m pool in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico to raise money for the Special Olympics of Puerto Rico203,200 meters50m pool, GuaynaboPuerto Rico2/26/202273 hours, 32 minutes and 11 secondsSoloUnassisted
Philip WarrenUKMSuccessfully completing the 38.6 km Bristol Channel swimming breaststroke from Ilfracombe to Swansea38.6 kmBristol Channel, Ilfracombe to SwanseaUK9/20/202221 hours, 47 minutesSoloUnassisted
Tariq QaziJapan/USAMSuccessfully completing the 30K Tsugaru Strait between Honshu Island and Hokkaido Island30 kmTsugaru StraitJapan7/20/202211 hours, 20 minutes and 17 secondsSoloUnassisted
Seth BaetzoldUSAMSuccessfully completing a 38.5 km swim in Saint Croix River from Stillwater Minnesota to Point Douglas Park38.5 kmSaint Croix River, Minnesota/Wisconsin borderUSA10/1/202211 hours, 6 minutes and 5 secondsSoloUnassisted
Avram IancuRomaniaMSwimming 103.8 kilometers down the Danube River from Pojejena to Railway Bridge103.8 kmDanube RiverRomania8/27/202036 hours and 29 minutesSoloUnassisted
Amanda Smith DakowiczUSAFSuccessfully completing a 11.32 km clockwise circumnavigation swim of the Isles of Shoals in a wetsuit in the Gulf of Maine, USA11.32 kmIsles of Shoals, Gulf of MaineUSA7/10/20223 hours, 37 minutes and 44 secondsSoloAssisted
Gustav KvikantSwedenMSuccessfully completing a 395 km non-contiguous stage swim from Saltsjön, Stockholm to Kaartinkaupunki, Helsinki395 kmSaltsjön, Stockholm to Kaartinkaupunki, HelsinkiSweden, Finland7/11/202238 days, 13 hours, 4 minutes, 19 secondsSoloAssisted
Jake BrightUSAMSuccessfully completing a 11.12 km swim from Sleeping Bear Point to South Manitou Island Lighthouse11.12 kmSleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore to South Manitou IslandUSA8/24/20223 hours and 49 minutesSoloAssisted
Scott McQuadeScotlandMSuccessfully completing a 67.88 km two-way swim in Loch Lomond to Ardlui, Scotland and back67.88 kmLoch Lomond to ArdluiScotland9/11/202231 hours, 28 minutes, and 39 secondsSoloAssisted
Oliver RushUKMSuccessfully completing a 89.32 kilometer clockwise circumnavigation swim around Grand Cayman Island89.32 kmGrand Cayman IslandCayman Islands5/17/202236 hours, 59 minutes, and 5 secondsSoloUnassisted
Oliver RushUKMSuccessfully swimming 90.75 Kilometers around the Isle of Wight in a wetsuit90.75 kmIsle of WightUK8/24/202115 hours and 9 minutesSoloAssisted
Marko PejchinovskiMacedoniaMSuccessfully completing a 13.84 kilometer swim from Villa Radozhda to Ohrid Harbor across Lake Ohrid13.84 kmLake OhridMacedonia6/12/20225 hours, 25 minutes and 7 secondsSoloUnassisted
Marko PejchinovskiMacedoniaMSuccessfully completing a 20.27 km swim from Villa Radozhda to Villa Trpejca across Lake Ohrid20.27 kmLake OhridMacedonia6/26/20226 hours, 4 minutes and 39 secondsSoloUnassisted
Marko PejchinovskiMacedoniaMSuccessfully completing a 18.28 km swim from Villa Radozhda to Autocamp Gradishte across Lake Ohrid18.28 kmLake OhridMacedonia6/18/20226 hours, 40 minutes and 22 secondsSoloUnassisted
Marko PejchinovskiMacedoniaMSuccessfully completing a 29.11 km swim from the beach at Struga to the beach at the Мonastery at St. Naum29.11 kmLake OhridMacedonia7/3/20229 hours, 26 minutes, 17 secondsSoloUnassisted
Marko PejchinovskiMacedoniaMSuccessfully completing a 20.53 km swim from the beach at Struga to the beach at village Peshtani20.53 kmLake OhridMacedonia7/17/20227 hours, 5 minutes, 59 secondsSoloUnassisted
Marko PejchinovskiMacedoniaMSuccessfully completing a 21.81 km swim from the beach at Struga to the beach at Gradishte21.81 kmLake OhridMacedonia7/24/20227 hours, 5 minutes, 59 secondsSoloUnassisted
Marko PejchinovskiMacedoniaMSuccessfully completing a 24.03 km swim from the beach at village Radozhda to the beach at Gradishte24.03 kmLake OhridMacedonia7/31/20226 hours, 52 minutes, 15 secondsSoloUnassisted
Marko PejchinovskiMacedoniaMSuccessfully completing a 18.27 km swim from the beach at Monastery of Holy Mother of God Zahumska to Ohrid harbor18.27 kmLake OhridMacedonia8/7/20225 hours, 16 minutes, 15 secondsSoloUnassisted
Marko PejchinovskiMacedoniaMSuccessfully completing a 20.29 km swim from the beach at Gradishte to Ohrid harbor20.29 kmLake OhridMacedonia8/14/20225 hours, 59 minutes, 28 secondsSoloUnassisted
Marko PejchinovskiMacedoniaMSuccessfully completing a 63.84 km stage swim from Ohrid Harbor to Struga, to Monastery St Naum and back63.84 kmLake OhridMacedonia8/28/202221 hours, 41 minutes, 48 seconds with two stops totaling 9 minutes 46 secondsSoloUnassisted
Jasmine HarrisonUKFSuccessfully completing a 1043.60 km assisted stage swim along the British coast from Land’s End in England to John o' Groats in Scotland in a time of 109 days, 0 hours, and 55 minutes on October 18, 2022.1043.60 kmAtlantic, Bristol Channel, Irish Sea, Inner Hebredies, North SeaUK10/18/2022109 days, 0 hours, and 55 minutesSoloAssisted
Becky YuanCanadaFSuccessfully completing a 18.6 km swim across Lake Erie from Sturgeon Point, New York, USA, to Crystal Beach, Ontario, Canada, in 8 hours, 49 minutes, and 43 seconds on July 20th, 2022.18.6 kmLake ErieCanada7/20/20228 hours, 49 minutes, and 43 secondsSoloUnassisted
Carlos Eduardo CrestaniBrazilMSuccessfully completing the 16 km Freguesia de Santana - Pouso Swim in 4 hours, 21 minutes and 09 seconds in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on September 6, 2023.16kmIlha GrandeBrazil9/6/20234 hours, 21 minutes and 09 secondsSoloUnassisted
Amanda Smith DakowiczUSAFSuccessfully completing a 10.14 km assisted swim from Appledore Island, Maine to just south of Wallis Sands Beach in Rye, New Hampshire wearing a sleeveless wetsuit, swim buoy and Sharkbanz anklet in a time of 4 hours, 34 minutes on August 20, 2023.10.14 kmAppledore IslandUSA8/20/20234 hours, 34 minutesSoloAssisted
Kate GillwoodUKFSuccessfully completing a 14.16 km assisted swim from Le Petit Port to Plage de Doussard across lake d’Annecy in Annecy, France wearing a wetsuit and a Garmin watch in 5 hours, 46 minutes, and 43 seconds on September 12, 2023.14.16 kmlake d’AnnecyFrance9/12/20235 hours, 46 minutes, and 43 secondsSoloAssisted
Mayra SantosPortugalFSuccessfully completing the first known 30.8 km circumnavigation swim of Porto Santo Island, Portugal in 11 hours, 19 minutes and 52 seconds on December 9, 2023.30.8 kmPorto Santo IslandPortugal12/9/202311 hours, 19 minutes and 52 secondsSoloUnassisted
Andrei DavidRomaniaMSuccessfully completing a 20.4 km two-way length-wise crossing of Lake Vidraru in Romania in a time of 8 hours, 44 minutes and 6 seconds on August 28, 2021.20.4 kmLake VidraruRomania8/28/20218 hours, 44 minutes and 6 secondsSoloUnassisted
Román Urbina CrespoCosta RicaMSuccessfully completing an 11 km assisted swim from Playa Agujas to Playa Herradura in the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of Costa Rica in a time of 3 hours, 13 minutes and 13 seconds, wearing a monofin and snorkel on February 9, 2023.11 kmPacific OceanCosta Rica2/9/20233 hours, 13 minutes and 13 secondsSoloAssisted
Milton BrestSouth AfricaMSuccessfully completing a 4.39 km intercontinental assisted swim from La Miel, Panama in the continent of North America to Sapzurro, Colombia in the continent of South America, in the Caribbean Sea wearing neoprene pants, in 1 hour, 22 minutes, and 0 seconds on April 18, 2023.4.39 kmCaribbean SeaPanama4/18/20231 hour, 22 minutes, and 0 secondsSoloAssisted
Oliver RushUKMSuccessfully completingthe first known 54.9 km circumnavigation swim around Ithaca, Greece in a time of 19 hours and 25 minutes on August 8, 2023.54.9 kmMediterranean SeaGreece8/8/202319 hours and 25 minutesSoloUnassisted
Lauren TininenkoUSAFSuccessfully completing the first known 27 km swim from Las Cascadas to Frutillar across Lago Llanquihue, Chile in 13 hours, 4 minutes, and 5 seconds on March 14, 2024.27 kmLago LlanquihueChile3/14/202413 hours, 4 minutes, and 5 secondsSoloUnassisted
Sabrina PeronItalyFSuccessfully completing a circumnavigation swim of Capraia Island, Italy, starting and ending at Frate Beach, covering a distance of 19.7 km in 7 hours and 59 minutes on April 26, 2024.19.7 kmCapraia IslandItaly4/26/20247 hours and 59 minutesSoloUnassisted
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Name (Relay Members)DescriptionDistanceLocation/CountriesDateTime
Claire Poole, Caroline Saxon, Samantha Farrow, Tracy MistrySuccessfully completing a 219.57 km relay swim in Lake Windermere over 13 laps between Ambleside and Fell Foot219.57 kmLake WindermereUK9/18/202277 hours and 39 minutesRelay
Nora Toledano, Ximena Argüelles, Antonio Argüelles, Jaime Lomelin, Rene MartinezFirst successful relay crossing of 46.5 kilometers from Chinchorro to Costa Maya, Mexico in the Caribbean Sea46.5 kmChinchorro to Costa Maya, MexicoMexico10/17/202115 hours, 55 minutes and 10 secondsRelay
Ivan Kupriyanov, Anton Kutuev, Timur Falomkin, Andrey Zamyslov, Roman KarkachevSuccessfully completing a 5-person 103k relay swim down the Neva River into the Gulf of Finland103 kmNeva River to Gulf of FinlandRussia, Finland6/12/202122 hours and 30 minutesRelay