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David Walliams talks ahead of second leg of Thames swim

David Walliams has begun the second leg of his River Thames swim as part of the Big Splash Challenge for Sport Relief.

He achieved about 17 miles (27.3km) in 13,948 strokes on day one and is hoping to complete the full 140 miles (225km) from Lechlade in Gloucestershire to Big Ben in London in eight days.

Mr Walliams told Radio 5 live Breakfast how he was getting on as he set off on Tuesday.

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  • 06 Sep 2011
  • From the section UK
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