The Galerie d'Art Marwan

The Galerie d’Art Marwan

Marwan Shédid is an open water swimmer from Egypt who once blazed the English Channel in 1976 in 9 hours 17 minutes.

He also completed the 32 km Traversée internationale du lac St-Jean in Roberval, Quebec, Canada, competed five times in the 24 Heures La Tuque marathon relay, and finished the 35 km Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli 11 times between 1969-1980.

Never one to complain, he proudly never retired from a marathon swim.

After his career, Marwan settled in Canada as an artist and painter who owns a gallery in Trois-Rivières, Québec, called Galerie d’Art Marwan, the The largest art gallery between Québec and Montréal.

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