Tag: Zhang Jian

Zhang Jian Honored By The Hall Of Fame

Zhang Jian Honored By The Hall Of Fame Courtesy of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame and WOWSA. One of the most appreciated compliments received by any athlete is from one's own peers. The Class of 2018 honorees in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame represent the largest group of individuals to be inducted in a single year

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Drafting In Pink

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. As Simon Holliday headed to Macau from Hong Kong on his 35 km Clean Cross Swim across the Pearl River Delta, he was among, behind, and between frolicking pink and white dolphins for over an hour during the crossing. While he safely finished the crossing in record time, 10 hours 20 minutes so beat the 2005

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Swimming for Clarity – The Course

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. On May 24th, 35-year-old Hong Kong resident Simon Holliday, working under the guidance of Australian Trent Grimsey, will aim to break the record set by well-known Chinese marathon swimmer Zhang Jian. Jian from the Beijing Sports University in Beijing, China is the founder of the Zhang Jian Open Water

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Zhang Jian’s Hometown Is The Ocean

Zhang Jian of China hopes to become the first person to swim across the 141 km (87.6 miles) Taiwan Strait. "It would be a dream come true," said the Sports Director at Beijing Sports University who idea was first born when he swam across the 29.5 km Qiongzhou Strait in 1988. But his career has included a number of other swims, enabling him to build up to

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