Yvetta Hlaváčová

From Openwaterpedia

Jump to: navigation, search
Yvetta Hlaváčová
Yvetta Hlaváčová
Yvetta Hlaváčová (born 26 May 1975) is a Czech national open water swimming team member and the women’s world record holder in the English Channel with a time of 7 hours 25 minutes. She has also won two medals in the European open water swimming championships (silver in the 5 km and bronze in the 25 km). At 194 cm (6 foot 4 inches), she is one of the tallest competitive swimmers in the world.

[edit] English Channel Swimming Career

[edit] Fastest English Channel Crossings in History

1. 6:55 by Trent Grimsey, Australia, E-F in September 2012
2. 6:57 by Petar Stoychev, Bulgaria, E-F in August 2007
3. 7:03 by Christof Wandratsch, Germany, E-F in August 2005
4. 7:05 by Yuri Kudinov, Russia, E-F in August 2007
5. 7:16 by Vitek Rostislav, Czech Republic, E-F in August 2009
6. 7:17 by Chad Hundeby, USA, E-F in September 1994
7. 7:20 by Christof Wandratsch, Germany, E-F in August 2003
8. 7:21 by Petar Stoychev, Bulgaria, E-F in August 2006
9. 7:22 by David Meca, Spain, E-F in August 2005
10. 7:25 by Yvetta Hlavacova, Czech Republic, E-F in August 2006
11. 7:40 by Penny Lee Dean, USA, E-F in July 1978

[edit] External links

Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Navigation
Annual Recognition
Insurance and Sanctions
Olympics
OWS Conferences
Race Calendar
Travel & Vacations
Featuring
Education Programs
Help
Toolbox
About OWP
Courtesy of