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Lac Leman

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Vedika Bolliger finishing her non-wetsuit 42 hour 45 minute crossing of Lake Geneva in August 1999
Solo swim across Lake Geneva in August 1999
Alain Charmey training for the 1972 Munich Olympic Games and first person to cross Lake Geneva in 1986

Lac Léman or Lake Geneva or French: Le Léman sometimes Lac de Genève or German: Genfersee) is a lake in Switzerland and France. It is one of the largest lakes in Western Europe. 59.53% of it comes under the jurisdiction of Switzerland (cantons of Vaud, Geneva, and Valais), and 40.47% under France (Haute-Savoie).

Marathon Swims Across Lake Geneva

70 km Ultimate Trophy Swim across Lake Geneva

  • Deirdre Ward, Ireland, 39, from Chillon Castle to Bains des Pâquis on 4-5 September 2019 in 25 hours 45 minutes 2 seconds
  • Helen Conway, Australia, 40, from Chillon Castle to Bains des Pâquis on 6-7 August 2017 in 25 hours 37 minutes 3 seconds
  • Dr Nicholas Murch, UK, 37, from Chillon Castle to Bains des Pâquis on 29-30 September 2016 in 32 hours 46 minutes 33 seconds
  • Mark Sheridan, UK, 42, from Chillon Castle to Bains des Pâquis on 18-19 July 2016 in 33 hours 6 minutes 51 seconds
  • Jaimie Monahan, USA, 37, from Bains des Pâquis to Chillon Castle on 31 August-1 September 2016 in 28 hours 36 minutes 0 seconds
  • Jaimie Monahan, USA, 36, from Chillon Castle to Bains des Pâquis on 26-27 August 2015 in 32 hours 52 minutes 14 seconds
  • Vedika Bolliger, Switzerland, 34, from Villeneuve to Bains des Pâquis on 30-31 July 1999 in 42 hours 45 minutes 0 seconds
  • Alain Charmey, Switzerland, 34, from Villeneuve to Bains des Pâquis on 5-6 August 1986 in 22 hours 43 minutes 30 seconds

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