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David Cech

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David Čech or Davida Čecha is an open water swimmer from the Czech Republic who has completed two Oceans Seven channels. He appeared in a swimming film documentary called Adventures on the Waves.

Open Water Swimming Career[edit]

  • On 7 August 2004, he completed a crossing of the English Channel from England to France in 9 hours 45 minutes at the age of 18.
  • On 6 August 2006, he completed a two-way crossing of the English Channel from England to France to England in 19 hours 54 minutes (9 hours 6 minutes on the first leg + 10 hours 48 minutes on the second leg at the age of 20.
  • On 5 August 2007, he completed the 26.4 km Lake Zurich Marathon Swim in Switzerland in 6 hours 53 minutes 50 second.
  • In September 2007, he completed the 30 km Messenian Gulf Swim in Greece in 8 hours 3 minutes.
  • On 19 August 2008, he completed a two-way crossing of the Strait of Gibraltar from Spain to Morocco to Spain in 2 hours 38 minutes on the first leg + 8 hours 49 minutes on the second leg at the age of 22.
  • In 2007, he set the Windermere 2-way crossing from Ambleside to Fell Foot to Ambleside: Senior Gents, 8 hours 44 minutes 1 second in 2007

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