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First Egyptian with Down Syndrome to cross the English Channel

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Swimmer Mohamed Al-Husseini will be the first Egyptian swimmer with Down Syndrome to cross the English channel.

18-year-old Al-Husseini will cross the English channel, from the South of England to the North of France in August reported Egyptian Streets.

Al-Husseini is training with the Stroke For Egypt, a swimming complex in Hurghada where he practices for ten hours daily.

He believes he will finish the 36-kilometer marathon in 15 hours nonstop.

Al-Husseini who lives in the UAE is set to raise both the Egyptian and Emirati flags when he completes his challenge.