Marathon Swimmer Martin Strel Ready for New Challenges
New York, 11 September - Slovenian marathon swimmer Martin Strel, who on Monday completed his record-breaking swim of the Mississippi River, arrived in New York late on Tuesday, to join Slovenian president Milan Kucan for a dinner organised by Slovenian Ambassador to the UN Roman Kirn at his residence. Strel is to meet with UN General Secretary Kofi Annan, and to take part in the commemorative ceremony in front of the UN Palace on the anniversary of the 11 September attacks on Wednesday.
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