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Marta Izo, Luciana Akissue Do Travessia do Leme ao Pontal

Courtesy of Adherbal de Oliveira, Travessia do Leme ao Pontal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Adherbal de Oliveira reported on the Anjos D`Água Relay that completed the Travessia do Leme ao Pontal along the coast of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The Travessia do Leme ao Pontal offers a 36 km coastal course with ocean swells and strong currents that requires nocturnal navigation.

At 2:40 am in the early morning of October 18th, the Anjos D`Água Relay set off from Leme. The a duo relay included Marta Izo and Luciana Akissue.

Izo reached the sand of Pontal Beach after 9 hours 40 minutes to become the first female relay to successfully complete the Travessia do Leme ao Pontal.

Leme to Pontal Swimming Association founder Adherbal de Oliveira repeated, “Leme to Pontal, definitely, there is nothing like it.”

For more information about the Leme to Pontal Swimming Association, visit

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