Carmel Collins Honored By Guinness World Records
Collins swam a total distance of 3.3 km or 2.05 miles in 4.63°C water in the Wild Water pool in Armagh, Ireland on February 21st 2016 in a time of 57 minutes 45 seconds.
“Her acceptance speech was one of humility and courage, passion and dreams,” recalled Steven Munatones. “She spoke softly, but the depth of her words sparked admiration and instilled motivation to all who were listening – and she was speaking in front of many luminaries in the sport, from Ned Denison and Ion Lazarenco Tiron to Ram Barkai and Josef Köberl.”
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