Margarita Llorens Bagur

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Margarita Llorens Bagur with kayaker and guide Siscu Pons
Menorca Channel
Margarita Llorens Bagur (Tita Llorens) completed the Menorca Channel (Canal de Menorca) that stretches between the Balearic islands of Menorca and Mallorca in the Mediterranean Sea. She completed the swim in 12 hours 23 minutes on 10 July 2012. She just missed the world record by 5 minutes just outside he current record held by Teresa Planas set in 2011 in 12 hours 18 minutes. She is also president of the Menorca Channel Swimming Association.

She completed her 83 km (51.5 mile) Cruce Canal Ibiza-Mallorca, an 83 km (51.5-mile) solo marathon swim from the Balearic islands of Ibiza to Mallorca on 24 July 2013 in 20 hours 30 minutes.

[edit] History of the Menorca Channel

1. Kendall Mellor in October 1968 in 16 hours 18 minutes
2. Montserrat Tresserras on 16 July 1969 in 21 hours 7 minutes
3. Dellys Beynon on 18 July 1971 in 16 hours 9 minutes
4. Kevin Murphy on 8 October 1972 in 15 hours 41 minutes
5. Miquel Suñer Comalat on 19 July 2009 in 12 hours 19 minutes
6. Selina Moreno Pasagali on 3 July 2010 in 18 hours 20 minutes
7. Teresa Planas in September 2011 in 12 hours 18 minutes seconds
8. Margarita Llorens Bagur on 10 July 2012 in 12 hours 23 minutes

[edit] Menorca Channel Swimming Association Officers

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