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61-year-old marathon swimmer Nyad drops any more bids to swim Cuba to Florida

Published 08/09/2011, Associated Press

Disappointed marathon swimmer Diana Nyad gave up on any more attempts to cross from Cuba to Florida after ending her second bid mid-channel today because of wind, currents and health problems. "For two years, I pictured myself walking up on that shore, and I wanted that moment badly," Nyad said after her support boat docked in Key West.

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