Ridzwan A. Rahim
Ridzwan A. Rahim is a 44-year-old former journalist from Malaysia and an open water swimmer.
Open Water Swimming Highlights
- He finished 11th in the 16 km Perhentian Island Marathon Swim on 16 September 2017.
- He participated in the 31 km Melaka Straits Swim in the Straits of Melaka in Malaysia with 29 open water swimmers from Malaysia, Singapore and Peru as a swimmer and its secretary over 15 - 18 hours on 22 July 2018.
- He completed an unprecedented channel crossing of the Perhentian Channel from the Alunan Resort on Pulau Perhentian Island to Damai Beach Resort Camp on Bukit Keluang Beach on the mainland Terengganu of Malaysia in 8 hours 56 minutes 30 seconds on 21 March 2021, called the Perhentian Channel Solo Swim 2021 at the age of 44. Ridzwan covered a distance of 19.087 km with the help of the escort crew Abdul Razak Abdul Aziz (team leader and observer), Mohd Hafizuddin Amlin (kayaker), Damien Ong-Yeoh (escort crew member), Tsuyoshi Amzar Sawada (observer), Ariff Budiman Abdul Halim (photographer), Mohd Fahmi Zainal Aripin (drone videographer) and escort boat pilots, Wan Nor Hisham Wan Razak and Azrol Mohd Yusof.