56-year-old woman swims to record book

By Tian Xuefei and Zhou Huiying in Harbin | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2018-07-11 11:07
Yang Pinghua finishes a round trip of swimming across the Qiongzhou Strait on Sunday. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

After swimming for 24.5 hours in the sea, Yang Pinghua completed a round trip of Qiongzhou Strait on Sunday.

The 56-year-old from Mudanjiang, Heilongjiang province, became the first woman to successfully complete the journey in the world.

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