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Fastest Solo 100 km Open Water Swim

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Pablo Fernández Álvarez completed the 100 km Century Swim in the Gulf Stream in 12 hours 21 minutes 14 seconds using jammers, escort kayakers and a swim streamer

The Fastest Solo 100 km Open Water Swim in history was achieved by Pablo Fernández Álvarez of Spain on 30 July 2019 in 12 hours 21 minutes 14 seconds. The event was called the Century Swim in the Gulf Stream and was a point-to-point GPS-measured 100 km non-stop current-assisted marathon swim that started off the eastern coast of Florida near the city of Jupiter. The solo swim took advantage of the Gulf Stream that ran up to 7.1 km per hour during the event. His Chief Observer from the World Open Water Swimming Association was Robert Strauss of Miami, Florida.

Century Swim in the Gulf Stream[edit]


Pablo Fernández Álvarez swam the Fastest Solo 100 km Open Water Swim, called the Century Swim in the Gulf Stream, a record-setting current-assisted marathon swim where he used jammers, escort kayakers and a swim streamer on 30 July 2019 off the eastern coast of Florida near the city of Jupiter.

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