Olympian Rostislav Vitek placed 8th in the the 2009 World Swimming Championship 25K race and swam the 4th fastest English Channel swim of all time with a 7:16 crossing this summer.
Based on the Czech Republic's open water swimming website, there are many people who are also into open water swimming in the Czech Republic.
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Photo by Quinn Rooney shows Rostislav at the 2009 World 25K Championships.
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