The Passion Continues With Marwan Saleh

The Passion Continues With Marwan Saleh

We had the pleasure of talking about professional marathon swimming in the 1960’s, 1970’s, and 1980’s with Marwan Saleh is a professional marathon swimmer from Syria. He recalled famous races from Canada to Egypt.

A record-setting 9 hour 17 minute English Channel swimmer in 1976, Saleh also completed eight 32 km Traversée internationale du lac St-Jean races, five times of 24 Heures La Tuque race, and 11 times the 35 km Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli from 1969-1980.

He never retired from any marathon swim he entered and his intensity and passion for the sport continues.

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