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Australian finishes marathon swim in Bahamas

Australian ultra-marathon swimmer Chloe McCardel gives the thumbs up sign as she rests on a boat off the Nassau coastline early Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014 after completing her world record marathon swim attempt. McCardel was severely dehydrated and fatigued, in addition to having suffered multiple jellyfish bites and the affects of sunstroke during the 128 kilometer (80 mile) swim from the island of Eleuthera to New Providence, Bahamas. (AP Photo/Tim Aylen)

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Dehydrated and exhausted, Australian swimmer Chloe McCardel successfully completed a 78-mile (126-kilometer) swim Wednesday between two islands in the Bahamas.

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Athlete tries for record-breaking swim in Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — An Australian endurance athlete has started an attempt to achieve a world-record 128-kilometer (roughly 80-mile) swim in the open waters of the Bahamas.

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