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Swimmer Anshuman Jhingran breaks his way into the record books by solo swimming 200 km in Arabian Sea in 1 month

Posted on December 30, 2021

Bombay : Anshuman Sandeep Jhingran, 16, resident of Vashi, Navi Mumbai has embarked on an ambitious adventure swimming mission to travel 7 canals in the Arabian Sea. Starting his first swim, which was his solo open water debut on November 26, he swam from Rewas to Gateway in 4 hours and 23 minutes. On November 28, he crossed the Dharamtar pier at Mandwa, a distance of 26 km in 5 h 34 min.

The third swim took place on December 7, where he swam the legendary route from Dharamtar to Gateway of India in 8 hours and 19 minutes.

Additionally, it crossed the stream from Belapur Pier to India Gate on December 10, 2021 in 5 hours and 10 minutes. He then attempted to swim from Mandwa Pier in Alibaug to Elephanta Island and back, a distance of 42 km in 10 hours and 19 minutes on December 16, 2021. Anshuman became the first person to swim this route in the Arabian Sea.

He followed that up with a Vashi swim at the Gateway to India on December 22, 2021, which he completed in 5 hours and 44 minutes. His last swim was on December 25, 2021, which was an open sea crossing from Kasa Rock Island to Khanderi Island, also known as Sardar Island Kanhoji Angre, a distance of 26 km which he completed in 3 hours and 52 minutes, which is the fastest swim. never on this road.

With the exception of two, all of the swims were in foggy weather and in jellyfish infested water conditions. In total, he has covered a distance of over 200 km of solo swimming in 1 month for which he is awaiting the approval of the Limca record book for the maximum distance swam by a person in 1 month.

All races were observed and ratified by officials of the Maharashtra Swimming Association.

Anshuman is trained by award-winning trainer Shiv Chhatrapati Gokul Kamath and trainer Amit Awale at Fr. Agnels Sports Complex in Vashi. All swims were piloted by open water swim coach Shri Kishore Patil.

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