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Diki Bojadži

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Diki Bojadži (occasionally spelled Diki Bojadi) was a professional marathon swimmer from Yugoslavia and brother of Atina Bojadži.

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1964 Atlantic City Around the Island Swim

He finished 6th in the 1964 Atlantic City Around the Island Swim that was advertised as the world championship race among professional marathon swimmers.

1. Herman Willemse (Netherlands) 10 hours 8 seconds 15 seconds
2. Abdel Latif Abou Heif (Egypt) 10 hours 31 minutes 23 seconds
3. Jean Lacoursiere (Canada) 10 hours 31 minutes 23 seconds
4. Cliff Lumsdon (Canada) 10 hours 32 minutes 50 seconds
5. Jorge Messadra (Argentina) 10 hours 34 minutes 1 second
6. Diki Bojadži (Yugoslavia) 10 hours 35 minutes 45 seconds
7. Marty Sinn (USA) 10 hours 37 minutes 15 seconds
8. Roberto Reta (Argentina) 10 hours 44 minutes 38 seconds
9. Sayed El Gelil (Egypt) 10 hours 53 minutes 9 seconds
10. Kurt Pluntke (Canada) 11 hours 4 minutes 2 seconds
11. George Park (Canada) 11 hours 24 minutes 15 seconds
12. Hady Schmidt (Canada) 12 hours 25 minutes - second woman

Video of Veljko Rogošić in Capri-Napoli


Start in Lido Ondine – Marina Grande, finish in Piazza Vittoria, Veljko Rogošić beat 32 swimmers in 7:43:51.

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