Pedro A Candiotti

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Pedro Antonio Candiotti
Pedro Antonio Candiotti is an Honour Swimmer from Argentina who was inducted in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in 1965. Candiotti, whose nickname is the "Shark of Quilla Creek" (or El Tiburón del Quillá in Spanish), swam from 1922 to 1946, primarily in Argentina rivers including a 390K (242-mile) swim between March 14 and 17, 1930 from Goya to Santa Fe in a total time of 66 hours and 15 minutes down the River Plate. He tried 17 times to swim 328K (204 miles) from Rosario to Buenos Aires in Argentina, but failed with his last attempt of 74 hours and 30 minutes. His longest swim was 84 hours in length when he swam 452K (281 miles) down the Parana River from Santa Fe to Zarate in Argentina in 1933. He is a member of the 24-hour club.

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