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Diana Nyad To Attempt Another Cuba Swim

Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad will make another attempt to swim between Cuba and Florida, she told reporters Friday in Havana.

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Sixty-two year old Diana Nyad will try again to complete a daring open-water swim.

Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad will make another attempt to swim between Cuba and Florida, she told reporters Friday in Havana.

“Six o’clock,” she shouted as she led her 15-person team in a cheer. “I need til six o’clock to get ready!”

Nyad, 62, said she plans to jump into the water from the Hemingway Marina in Havana right at 6 p.m. Friday, and she expects the 100-plus mile swim to take close to 60 hours. That would put her into Florida sometime Monday.

Nyad attempted this swim in early August and had to be pulled from the water after some 60 miles, and almost 29 hours of swimming.

Read more: Cnn.com