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Iran's Shadlu swims 600km, waiting for Guinness registration

TEHRAN, Oct. 7 (Mehr News Agency) - Ali Shadlu, a relief worker of Iran's Red Crescent Society, set an enviable record as he swam the 600km width of the Caspian Sea in 53 days.

Shadlu, who started swimming in the westernmost point of the sea, Astara, on Aug. 1, reached the easternmost spot Bandar Torkaman on Sept. 23

Following correspondence with the Guinness World Records officials, Shadlu's record is to be registered in the book.

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