LIVE: Cuba-US swimmer reaches Florida
US endurance swimmer Diana Nyad is arriving in Florida, on her fifth attempt to become the first person to swim from Cuba without a shark cage.
She had to call off her non-stop swim a year ago after it was hampered by bad weather and jellyfish stings.
She said that this would be her final attempt to cross the 103-mile (166-km) wide Florida Straits.
02 Sep 2013
- From the section US & Canada