Aditya Santosh Raut

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Aditya Santosh Raut
Aditya Santosh Raut
Aditya Santosh Raut
Aditya Santosh Raut is an accomplished marathon swimmer from City Pune, Maharashtra, India who is the youngest person in the world to successfully complete marathon swims in 9 different seas or channels in 9 countries on five continents. He has completed 4 channels of the Oceans Seven where he is ranked #10 on the global list. He is escorted by his father Santosh Raut, Chairman of the Long Distance Swimming Association of India and an international representative of the Channel Swimming Association.

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[edit] Marathon Swims in Europe

1. England – 21 miles (33.7 km) - English Channel on 19 August 2009, noted as the youngest swimmer in 2009 (Graeme Thompson Memorial Cup)
2. Spain – 14 km - Strait of Gibraltar crossing at Tarifa on 8 August 2009, noted as the 2nd fastest Asian male and youngest swimmer in 2009
3. Switzerland – 26.2 km - Lake Zurich crossing in Zurich on 26 July 2009, noted as the youngest swimmer 2009
4. Greece – 25 km - Toroneos Gulf crossing in Nikiti (Thessolanki) on 23 July 2005, noted as the youngest swimmer

[edit] Marathon Swims on the African Continent

Aditya Santosh Raut competed in the Tethys Challenge Formula 7777
5. Tunisia 1 – 6 km - Ile Zembretta to El Haouaria Sea crossing (El Haouria) on 3 June 2007, Bronze Medal as youngest swimmer
6. Tunisia 2 - 10 km - Ile Kuriat to Monastir Sea Crossing (Monastir) on 04 June 2007, Silver Medal as youngest swimmer
7. Tunisia 3 - 15 km - Sidi Youssef to Sidi Monasour Sea Crossing (S.Fax) on 5 June 2007, Bronze Medal as youngest swimmer
8. Tunisia 4 - 6 km - Ele De Dejbra to Jorf Sea Crossing (Ele De Dejbra) on 6 June 2007, Bronze Medal as youngest swimmer
9. Tunisia 5 - 10 km - Iles Kani to Cape Zabib Sea Crossing (Tunis) on 8 June 2007, Silver Medal as youngest swimmer
10. Tunisia 6 - 6 km - Ele Pane to Sidi Makki Sea Crossing (Bizerte) on 9 June 2007, Bronze Medal as youngest swimmer
11. Tunisia 7 - 12 km - Port of Carthage to Miami Space Sea (Tunis) on 10 June 2007, Silver Medal as youngest swimmer
12. Tunisia – 26 km - Karkennah Channel crossing (S.Fax) on 7 October 2009
15. South Africa - 18 km - Two-way crossing of the Robben Island (Cape Town) on 21 January 2004, noted as youngest Swimmer in 6.42 hours
16. South Africa - 10 km - Simmnstown to Muizenburg (Simmns town) on 24 January 2004, Gold Medal Junior male

[edit] Marathon Swims on the American Continent

17. USA – 20.2 miles (32.5 km) - Catalina Channel crossing on 5 August 2006, noted as youngest swimmer (11 hours 50 minutes)

[edit] Marathon Swims on the Oceania Continent

18. New Zealand – 29.6 km (16 nm) - Cook Strait crossing on 21 February 2005, noted youngest swimmer (9 hours 9 minutes)

[edit] Marathon Swims on the Asian Continent

19. India – 70 km two-way crossing of the Dharamtar Channel (Mumbai) on 24 November 2002 in the Indian Ocean between the Gateway of India and Dharamtar in 21.28 hours (at age of 9 years)
20. India – 31.8 km at 23th Veer Savarkar All India Sea (Gujrath Sea) Swimming Competition from Chorwad to Veraval on 10 March 2004
21. India – 31.8 km at 24th Veer Savarkar All India Sea (Gujrath Sea) Swimming Competition from Chorwad to Veraval on 8 April 2006
22. India – 81 km - 61st World Longest National Swimming (Kolkatta) Competition, Jangipur Barrage to Gorabazar Ghat by Murshidabad Swimming Association on 29 August 2004 in the River Bhagirathi in 11 hours 41 minutes
23. India - 14 km - 28th All India National Long Distance (Kolkatta) Swimming Competition at Hogli River, Kolkatta on 29 December 2002
24. India - 10 km - Indian Navy All India National Open Water (Mumbai) Swimming Competition at Mumbai Sea on 23 November 2003
25. India - 10 km - Indian Navy All India National Open Water (Mumbai) Swimming Competition at Mumbai Sea on 26 November 2006
26. India - 5 km - Sunk Rock All India National Open Water (Mumbai) Swimming Competition at Mumbai Sea on 9 February 2004
27. India - 5 km - Sunk Rock All India National Open Water (Mumbai) Swimming Competition at Mumbai Sea on 26 February 2005

[edit] Awards

Aditya Santosh Raut has received the following awards:

1. Shiv Chattrapati Award (Maharashtra) forR 2005-2006, Adventure Games, Maharashtra State, Government of India (Youngest Awardee)
2. Channel Swimming Association, England "Graeme Thompson Memorial Cup - 2009"
3. Swatantraya Veer Savarkar Puraskar 2005 (for sea crossing international achievements)
4. LIMCA Book of Records 2005
5. LIMCA Book of Records 2006

[edit] Future Goals of Aditya Santosh Raut

1. To attempt crossing of the Bering Strait between USA and Russia
2. To attempt crossing of the Palk Strait between Sri Lanka and India
3. To represent India at the FINA World Swimming Championships
4. To represent India at the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim

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