Tag: Bula Chowdhury

Swimming Across The Palk Strait

Palk Strait (Tamil:பாக் சலசந்தி) is a relatively shallow strait between the Tamil Nadu state of India and the Mannar district of the island nation of Sri Lanka. The Palk Strait connects the Bay of Bengal in the northeast with the Palk Bay. Swimmers generally attempt to swim between the two closest points between these two long peninsulas. At its southern

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4 Down, 3 To Go In the Oceans Seven

Bula Chowdhury Chakraborty is a name that has joined the possible Ocean's Seven list of swimmers.*Bula Chowdhury has done the English Channel in 1989 (10:46) and 1999 (13:15), the Catalina Channel in 2002 (10:23), the Cook Strait in 2003 (9:04) and the Strait of Gibraltar in 2000 (3:35). Bula is celebrated in her home country in India where she won the

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