IAF Swimming Team Swim the English Channel

IAF’s Swimming Team ‘Delphinus’

Having successfully crossed the English Channel on 26 Jun 2012 in 12 hours 14 minutes breaking the previous Asian record in this category (Relay), the IAF’s Swimming Team Delphinus successfully crossed the English Channel once again on 05 Jul 2012 clocking 11 hours 25 minutes beating its own record.

Led by Wing Commander Paramvir Singh and three other members – Flight Lieutenant Narayanpethkar, Corporal AK Patel and Corporal S Srihari, the team is the first ever Armed Forces Team from India to swim the English Channel. The team is also competing for the ‘Endurance Trophy’ which would be announced by November 2012 as the Channel Crossing Competition is open till September 2012.

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