Georgian swimmer swims across Dardanelles with hands and legs tied up
Yesterday a 17-year-old Georgian swimmer, Anna Lominadze, became the
first woman in the world to swim across the Dardanelles in the
ancient Colchis style with her hands and feet tied up, Georgia Online
Anna started her feat on August 30, 2012 at 13:00 local time in a
village in the south of the Turkish region of Edzhiabat. She finished in the village of Kefez, to the south of Canakkale. She swam 5,500 meters in 50 minutes instead of the planned 90.
Anna Lominadze dedicated the swim to her coach Henry Kuprashvili, who swam across the Dardanelles 10 years ago.