From OpenwaterpediaHonour Swimmer who was inducted in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in 2001. Oriozabala finished second overall on the professional marathon swimming circuit in 1992 and third in 1995.
Marathon Swimming Career
His swims include 42K (26-mile) Traversée internationale du Lac Memphrémagog in Canada in 1991, 1992 and 1993, 34K (21-mile) Traversée internationale du Lac St-Jean in Canada in 1992, 1993 and 1994, the 36K (22.5-mile) Around the Island Swim in Atlantic City, USA in 1990, 1991, 1992 and 1993, the professional 32K (20-mile) Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli in 1991, the 57K (36-mile) Santa Fe-Coronda river swim in Argentina in 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 and 1994, the 42K (26-mile) Ponza-Cierco swim in Italy in 1990 and 1991, the 28K (17.3-mile) Furth-Nurenberg swim in Germany in 1994, the 41K (25.4-mile) Cruce Bahia de Todos swim in Brazil in 1991, the 35K (21.7-mile) Silvan Lake swim in Canada in 1993, the 88K (54.6-mile) Hernandaras-Parana river swim in Argentina in 1993 and 1994, the 25K (15.5-mile) Holland swim in 1995, crossed the English Channel in 1993, the 41K (25-mile) Rio de Plata swim from Urugary to Argentina in 1993 in 27C water, the 180K (112-mile) Parana Crossing in Argentina in 20:07, a 47K (29.2-mile) double-crossing of the Strait of Gibraltar in 14 hours and 14 minutes. the Strait of Magellan (2001 two-way), the Beagle Channel (1998, three-way), Lake Titicaca (1998, 20K between Peru and Bolivia), the Strait of Gibraltar (1994, two-way in 13 hours 42 minutes) and 8km between Gran Malvina and isla Soledad in the Malvinas (Falkland Islands) (2006) in Argentina.