Bhakti Sharma, India’s open water swimmer has set a world record by swimming 1.4 miles in 52 minutes in one degree temperature at Antarctic Ocean.
She has broken the earlier record held by British open water swimmer Lewis Pugh and American swimmer Lynne Cox
She is first open water swimmer to hold this achievement.
|Profession||Open water swimmer|
|Set record in||Swimming|
|Distance||1.4 miles in 52 minutes|
|Feat Sponsored by||Hindustan Zinc|
|Award||Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award-2010|