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Watch | 11-year-old girl sets off to swim from Kanpur to Banaras

Aug 29, 2016 14:17 IST
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11-year-old swimmer, Shraddha Shukla from Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh has taken up the challenge of swimming in the monsoon-fed, swollen Ganga from Kanpur to Banaras. She will cover 570km in seven days, with refreshment and breaks, which is equivalent of 13 Olympic marathons of 42.195km on land. Shradha is swimming since the age of one.