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La Stoychev

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La Stoychev micro-beer in Canada
Professional marathon swimmer Petar Stoychev setting the English Channel world record

La Stoychev is a micro-beer crafted and sold by Microbrasserie du Lac Saint-Jean in St-Gédéon, Québec, Canada as a tribute to Petar Stoychev’s 11 victories in the 32 km Traversée Internationale du lac St-Jean.

Peter Stoychev[edit]

Petar Stoychev set the record across the English Channel and is one of the greatest marathon swimmers of all time. He is an Honour Swimmer in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame. He was voted as the 2009 World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year. He is formerly the Minister of Sport in the government of his native Bulgaria and the International Ice Swimming Association ice kilometer champion.

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