Tag: Nasser Elshazly

Osama Rashad, 1954 – 2019

Osama Rashad, 1954 - 2019 Courtesy of Nasser Elshazly, Egypt. One of the most exciting - if not the most exciting in history - Traversée internationale du lac St-Jean, a professional 32 km marathon race in lac St-Jean in Quebec, Canada was the 1973 race when Osama Rashad of Egypt and Horacio Iglesias tied for first in 8 hours 20 minutes 43 seconds. Sadly,

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The Lengthy Legacy Of Nasser Elshazly

The Lengthy Legacy Of Nasser Elshazly Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Nasser Elshazly served as an airline station chief in London for many years. For many of non-Egyptians who made his acquaintance over the years in London, they may not have known about is prolific marathon swimming career that ranged between 1976 and 1992. For 17

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1978, The Year That Was

1978, The Year That Was Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "When I was swimming in college, the thought of drowning never crossed my mind," said Olympic champion John Kinsella. "Now, I'm aware there's a danger." Kinsella said that after his 13 hour 49 minute victory at the 1978 Lake Ontario professional marathon race. "When the

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