Open Water Swimmer Rohan More Receives the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2017

31-Years-Old Rohan More, open water swimmer from Maharashtra received the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2017 on National Sports Day, conferred by the Hon’ble President of India Ram Nath Kovind along with 3 others who have outperformed in their career. The Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award is the highest national recognition for outstanding achievements in the field of adventure on land, sea, and air. The Award includes cash amount of Rs.5 lakh and a certificate.

Rohan is an engineer by profession who turned to become the Ocean’s Seven adventurer. Ocean's Seven is the name for seven long-distance open-water swims and is considered as the marathon of swimming, which is equivalent to the Seven Summits Mountaineering.

Achievements:

  • He has completed six Oceans Seven channels during the summers of 2014, 2015 and 2016.
  • Rohan has Achieved Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming on 24 June 2015.
  • He has been ranked among the top 10 Ocean’s Seven Swimmers in the world and is No 1 in Asia.
  • Rohan was named to be the World's 50 Most Adventurous Open Water Men in 2017 by the World Open Water Swimming Association.
  • In the year of 2014, Rohan was nominated as the MSF Global Marathon Swimming Award finalist in the Barra Award for Most Impressive Overall Year category
  • He swam the 35KM long English Channel in 13 hours 13 minutes.

Premlata Agrawal, A famous mountaineer, for land Adventure, Colonel Ashok Abbey for life time achievement, Ved Prakash Sharma, A Member of Indian Air Force for his life time achievement also honored with Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2017 along with Rohan More.

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