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Government of India
President's Secretariat
15-January-2015 21:04 IST
President congratulates Bhakti Sharma for world record in swimming
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has congratulated Ms. Bhakti Sharma for setting a world record by swimming 1.4 miles in 52 minutes in the Antarctic Ocean.

In his message, the President said, “I am delighted to know that you have set a world record by swimming 1.4 miles in 52 minutes in the Antarctic Ocean, becoming the world’s youngest and the first Asian girl to achieve this feat.

Your success is a matter of great pride for all Indians, especially our youth. The whole country joins your family and you in celebrating this impressive achievement.

I extend my congratulations and wish you continued success in all future endeavours".

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