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New record in monster swim at Loch Ness set by swimmers from Hong Kong and Czech Republic

A DISTANCE swimmer from Hong Kong has led a team to set a new unofficial record for a four-person relay swim of Loch Ness.

Experienced ice water swimmer Chun Kong Mak and his three Czech team-mates completed the 23 miles from Fort Augustus to Lochend in 11 hours and 38 minutes.

The previous unratified record was 14 hours 39 minutes, while the fastest relay time of 10 hours 28 minutes was set by three people.

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