The ace swimmer Jayant Jaiprakash Duble of Nagpur achieved another milestone by crossing the Catalina Channel in the United States of America(USA) as part of the Pacific Ocean. He completed it in 14 hours and 52 minutes.
Duble has created history by swimming two international-level channels within two months. Last month, he successfully swam a 70 km distance from English Bay in England to France and back to England. In the expedition between Catalina Island and San Pedro, a distance of 32 km, Duble started on September 14, 2023, at 10:54 PM (PST) in the Pacific Ocean at Catalina Island. The next day, he reached Terranea Beach at 1:47 PM (PST) and completed his Catalina Channel Solo Swim Expedition in 14 hours and 52 minutes.
In order to attempt the Solo Swim at Catalina Channel, Duble practiced for three years. He practices at the Ambazari Lake as well as at the NIT swimming pool and SERSA Railway Club, Motibag. His father, Dr Jaiprakash Duble is an expert swimmer and an international-level swimming coach.