Fastest ice water swim
Last updated: August 27, 2017 at 18:27 pm
Lewis Gordon Pugh (UK) swam 500 m (1,640 ft) in 7 min 2 sec at the World Winter Swimming Championships in Finland in March, 2006. Organizers of the event had to cut 8 swimming lanes in the frozen Oulu River. Ice thickness was 1 m (3 ft).