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Rafa Uddin

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The Bangla Channel swim course, established on 14 January 2006

Rafa Uddin is a navigator and escort pilot from Bangladesh.

Bangla Channel Two-way Crossing[edit]

Tahrina Nasrin completed the the first two-way crossing of the 32.2 km Bangla Channel by a woman, swimming from Saint Martin's Island to Shah Porir Dwip of Teknaf and back in Bangladesh. She started swimming at 6:12 am and completed the journey of 32.2 km in 8 hours 13 minutes at 2:25 pm on 15 December 2019, breaking the previous record of 9 hours 10 minutes set by Sampanna Ramesh Shelar. She was escorted by her father Sk Afsar Ahamed and Rafa Uddin.

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