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Masaki Sugita Completes Tsugaru Channel Crossing

Courtesy of Ocean Navi, Tsugaru Channel, Japan.

Japanese swimmer Masaki Sugita completed a crossing of the Tsugaru Channel on August 19th after 13 hours 18 minutes 43 seconds following the Kodomari Route that was pioneered by David Yudovin in 1990. He started in the early morning at 4:35 am in 22°C water under the guidance of Captain Harumitsu Ito and observer Ami Morioka who is now 2 for 2 on his escorted swims.

Videos of his swim are posted at the Channel Swim Japan Facebook page here.

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