The 43-year-old Hyderabad woman swam across the dangerous Palk Strait from Sri Lanka to India in record 13 hours and 43 minutes.
This Hyderabadi swimmer achieved the unique feat. Syamala Goli swam across the Palk Strait from Sri Lanka to India in 13 hours and 43 minutes. The 30 km stretch is said to be full of sea snakes and other dangerous marine creatures. But the 47-year-old has braved the Strait.