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Open water swimmer Bhakti Sharma sets world record in Antarctic Ocean

Open water swimmer Bhakti Sharma has set a world record in the Antarctic Ocean and now also achieved a feat of conquering all the five oceans. Bhakti Sharma has set a world record by swimming 1.4 miles in 52 minutes in one degree temperature at Antarctic Ocean. Bhakti has bettered the earlier record of British open water swimmer Lewis Pugh and American swimmer Lynne Cox. Bhakti is now the youngest in the world and the first Asian girl to have achieved this feat. Bhakti Sharma has been pursuing open water swimming for the last 10 years and has also swam across 5 oceans, 8 channels and seas. In the year 2010 President of India awarded her with Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award.