Which Indian swimmer swam them all : Palk Straits, Gibraltar Straits, the Bosphorus, the Dardanelles, the Panama Canal, and the English Channel ?

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Which Indian swimmer swam them all : Palk Straits, Gibraltar Straits, the Bosphorus, the Dardanelles, the Panama Canal, and the English Channel ?

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  1. Mihir Sen was the first man from India to swim Palk Straits, Gibraltar Straits, the Bosphorus, the Dardanelles, the Panama Canal, and the English Channel . As per Wikipedia ” Mihir Sen (16 November 1930 €“ 11 June 1997) was a famous long distance swimmer, best known for being the first Indian to conquer the English Channel from Dover to Calais in 1958 and the only man to earn the distinction of swimming the Oceans of the five continents in one calendar year (1966). This included the Palk Strait, Dardanelles, Bosphorpous, The straits of Gibraltar and the entire length of the Panama Canal. “

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