Grace Van der Byl wins marathon swim
NEW YORK (AP) Grace Van der Byl won the 31st annual Manhattan Island Marathon Swim on Saturday, completing the 28.5 mile counterclockwise course in 7 hours, 14 minutes, 3 seconds.
The 35-year-old Van der Byl, 35, is from Solana Beach, California.
The first male finisher was Samir Barei of Brazil in 7:17:59.
The NYC Swim-organized event is the longest annual swim race in the world. The race began and finished at the South Cove in Battery Park City.