Swimmer Amol Adhav conquers Kalohi Channel

Long-distance swimmer from Pimpri, Amol Adhav,has successfully crossed the 14.9 kilometer Kalohi Channel between Molokai and Lanai in the Hawaiian islands.

Written by Express News Service | Published: September 8, 2012 2:46:19 am

Long-distance swimmer from Pimpri, Amol Adhav,has successfully crossed the 14.9 kilometer Kalohi Channel between Molokai and Lanai in the Hawaiian islands. Adhav (32),who works with Telco,had earlier crossed the English Channel,the Godavari and the South African Channel between Robben Island and Cape Town. Adhav,who has been swimming since the age of 12, is also an endurance athlete. He has also competed in a number of marathons across the country. The Molokai channel is a difficult open water swim with the locals terming it as a big ‘challenge’.

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