International Swimming Hall of Fame Honorees By Country (Bulgaria)

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Petar Stoychev - 2018 Open Water Swimmer
Petar Stoychev is unique among all the world’s open water swimmers. Stoychev’s versatility in open water swimming is unprecedented. A superman in the water, he has been able to cross great channels and swim in extreme conditions with water temperatures ranging from 35 to 90 degrees. He was the first swimmer to cross the English Channel in under seven hours.