Krzysztof Gajewski covered about 130 kilometres in his swim in a lake near Wrocław that began at 5 o’clock in the afternoon on Friday and finished at the same hour two days later.
The festival lured cold-water lovers from around the globe to the small town of Mielno.
Alicja Tchórz of Poland has taken bronze in the women’s 50 metres backstroke at the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Glasgow, Scotland.
Bartosz Kizierowski, who represented Poland four times at the Olympics, said he had turned down the offer and that there was no room for discrimination in sport, following Malaysia’s refusal to issue visas for Israeli athletes.
A surprise that bodes well for the upcoming races came from Jan Świtkowski, who set a new record for Poland during the 200m medley with the time of 1:53:60.
Two Polish female swimmers want to mark Poland's independence centenary by swimming across the Catalina Canal between Los Angeles and Santa Catalina Island, a distance of at least 34 km.