David has been World Champion in the long distance modality in the years 1998, 2000 and 2005
The next January 2, David Meca with 42 years old, he faces again the challenge of crossing the Strait of Gibraltar by swimming according to the Efe agency. David who has already done it 2 sometimes wants to show that with more than 40 years you can achieve great things, the first in 1999 where he beat the world record when crossing it in 2: 27 and then in 2008 where I complete the triple crossing in 14 hours and 5 minutes.
David Meca who owns more than 100 international titles He is considered the best long-distance swimmer of all time.
The challenge will start the 2 of January at the 7: 30 from the port of Tarifa (Cádiz)