- Thomas Lurz, Hull Dance & Events GmbH, Michael Dimitriev, Sven Stallkamp, Alexander Schäfer, Marcel Jerzyk, Jan Wolfgarten, Andreas Waschburger, Pit Schlörmann, Niclas Mellies, Jeremy-Jay Krogull-Hull
- 16/32/27.06 hour(s):minute(s):second(s)
- Germany (Osnabrueck)
The fastest 10 x 1,000 m relay swim is 16 hours 32 minutes 27.06 seconds, achieved by a team of 10 representing Hull Dance & Events GmbH (Germany), at Nettebad swimming pool, Osnabrueck, Germany, on 11-12 November 2011. The successful attempt was organized in support of the charity RTL Spendenmarathon and in celebration of Guinness World Records Day 2011. The swimmers were: Michael Dimitriev, Thomas Lurz, Sven Stallkamp, Alexander Schäfer, Marcel Jerzyk, Jan Wolfgarten, Andreas Waschburger, Pit Schlörmann, Niclas Mellies and Jeremy-Jay Krogull-Hull (all Germany). The swim relay raised €40,000 (then £34,608; US$54,162) for the charity Stiftung RTL to support several projects helping children in need. In total, the RTL Spendenmarathon raised €8,501,738 (then £7,355,729; US$11,511,781). As of 22 November 2011, more than €101 million (then £87,385,497; US$136,759,080) has been raised since 1996.