Dee Llewellyn

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Windermere 12-way Warriors
Dee Llewellyn of the U.K. is an Administrator of the British Long Distance Swimming Association and currently serves on the board of directors of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame. She is an English Channel solo swimmer and has swam virtually every event hosted by the BLDSA, she holds several records for the said events. She was a member of the world record setting Windermere 12-way Warriors.

The Windermere 12-way Warriors also included Liane Llewellyn, Thomas Noblett, Keith Bartolo, Michelle Lefton, and Michelle Sharples who set the world's non-stop lake distance swimming record. Their 3-day adventure of endurance, teamwork and patience was held in Windermere in the Lake District of England. The team did 12 non-stop crossings of Windermere that broke the existing record of 118 miles, set by the Night Train Swimmers in Lake Powell in Arizona, USA in 2010.

The 12-way Warriors swam 126 miles in 75 hours and 32 minutes straight. The team was nominated for the 2011 World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year.

Split Times

Their first lap was 6 hours 45 minutes.
Their second lap was 5 hours 45 minutes.
Their third lap was 6 hours 15 minutes.
Their fourth lap was 6 hours 2 minutes.
Their fifth lap was 6 hours 25 minutes.
Their sixth lap was 6 hours 6 minutes.
Their seventh lap was 6 hours 53 minutes.
Their eighth lap was 6 hours 19 minutes.
Their ninth lap was 6 hours 10 minutes.
Their tenth lap was 6 hours and 2 minutes.
Their eleventh lap was 6 hours 24 minutes.
Their twelfth lap was 5 hours 54 minutes.

Nomination for the World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year


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