SWIMMING CHALLENGE – Paralympic swimmer Théo Curin makes history with Titicaca crossing

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Paralympian Théo Curin made history on Saturday by swimming the longest crossing of Lake Titicaca, covering a distance of around 120 kilometers (74.5 miles) between Bolivia and Peru.

He was the first person on record to swim between Copacabana in Bolivia to Puno in Peru, braving frigid waters 3,800 meters (12,400 feet) above sea level. He was accompanied by two expert swimmers but received no assistance during the voyage. EFE

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