One more gem in India’s throne, Bhakti Sharma the first Asian to set record in open swimming at Antarctic Ocean

Bhakti sharma

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Who – Bhakti Sharma

What – World Record in Swimming

When – 14th Jan, 2015

Where – Antarctic Ocean


India’s youngest swimmer Bhakti Sharma has set a record by swimming 1.4 miles in 52 minutes at 1° temperature in Antarctic Ocean. Bhakti Sharma is the first Asian girl to achieve this triumph and to beat records of the British Open Water swimmer Lewis Pugh and American swimmer Lynne Cox. She has now become an inspiration for all swimmers. Her achievement only proves that given the right support and opportunities India can produce many such talents.

About Bhakti Sharma

Bhakti Sharma is an open swimmer of India. She was born on 30th Nov, 1989. Bhakti was awarded by the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award in 2010. She has been pursuing open water swimming for the last 10 years.

Bhakti is youngest to get this award and has created a world record in swimming.

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