Indian swimmer Bhakti Sharma sets new world record swimming in 1 degree temperature water

Q.  Name the India's open water swimmer to set a world record by swimming 1.4 miles in 52 minutes in one degree temperature in the Antarctic Ocean?
- Published on 22 Jan 15

a. Richa Mishra
b. Shikha Tandon
c. Nisha Millet
d. Bhakti Sharma

ANSWER: Bhakti Sharma
She bettered the earlier record of British open water swimmer Lewis Pugh and American swimmer Lynne Cox. The 24-year old is now the first Asian girl and youngest in the world to have achieved this feat.

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