After 37 jellyfish stings, a rotting tongue and neck wound, swimmer circumnavigates Great Britain | Fox News

Ross Edgley of England celebrates finishing his 'Great British Swim', a historic nearly 2,000 mile swim around Great Britain. (Photo by Luke Walker/Getty Images for Red Bull)

A British swimmer became the first person to circumnavigate the whole of Great Britain – a 1,791-mile challenge that took him 157 days.

Hundreds of spectators cheered as long-distance swimmer Ross Edgley, 33, swam ashore in Margate on Sunday, touching dry land for the first time since June 1.

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