YOUNGEST AUTISTIC GIRL TO COMPLETE THE OPEN WATER SWIMMING FEAT

Jiya Rai (born on May 10, 2008) of Maharashtra, India, set a record for being the youngest Autistic girl to complete the ‘open water swimming feat’. She started swimming on February 15, 2020, at the ‘Elephanta Island’ at 05: 40: 10 hours and ended at the ‘Gateway of India’ at 9:07:20 hours at the young age of 11 years, 9 months and 5 days. She covered a distance of 14 km, as confirmed on March 11, 2020.