3.38 hrs to cross the Gibraltar. A few hours ago, Malaysian born Lennard Lee swam across the Straits of Gibraltar in 3 hours and 38 minutes, the top ten fastest time according to www.acneg.com, the official site of the Gibraltar channel swimming.
Lee, 24, swam with two Oxford junior mates, Harry Fisher and Nick Berry. Four years ago, Lee swam the English Channel in 9 hrs 45 mins.Lee is scheduled to attend his degree ceremony this Saturday at University of Oxford to receive his Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery. He is starting his houseman at King's College Hospital, London on 1st August 2008.