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Swimmers conquer icy Atlantic swim

A strong head wind and 12° Celsius water did little to deter three Jeffreys Bay swimmers from comple-ting the notorious Lighthouse swim in Cape Town last weekend.

Ten-year-old Issataya Bredell had to dig deep within herself to complete the final leg of a relay swim, won by the team from the Eastern Cape.

Issataya and her sister, Abriella (12), who is no stranger to the cold Atlantic waters, after having set a world record for being the youngest person to swim the Robben Island channel, as well as mentor Brenton Williams, completed the 10.5km Lighthouse swim in just over three and half hours.

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