Hundreds brave chilly swim at Coniston Water

A RECORD has been smashed with nearly 700 swimmers descending on Coniston Water to participate in a chilly challenge.

Swimmers from all corners of the county and beyond and ranging from long distance open swimmers to Olympic medallists, and everything in between, braved strong winds, which had initially forced a delayed start, and embraced water temperatures as low as 16 degrees for the Chillswim Coniston event.

 

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