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Yvetta Hlaváčová

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Yvetta Hlaváčová is an inductee (Honor Swimmer) in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, Class of 2021
Second book written by Yvetta Tulip Hlaváčová
Yvetta Hlaváčová

Yvetta Tulip 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. At 194 cm (6 foot 4 inches), she is one of the tallest competitive swimmers in the world and holds a Guinness World Record for having the longest legs in the world at 1 meter 26 centimeters.

Open Water Swimming Career Highlights[edit]

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Fastest English Channel Crossings in History[edit]

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

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