About Me

With an abominable grit and passion, an underdog struggling with dyslexia, from Navi Mumbai aspires to conquer the Seven Seas. With an Asian record to his name, he looks forward to putting India on the world map for swimming. Born to sports enthusiastic parents, his journey has seen many ups and downs but his love for the ocean and the adrenaline keeps him going.

Shubham engaged into intensive swimming training from the beginning and always aimed towards hitting the goal. His accomplishments show his determination and will power.

Shubham Vanmaliis a 21 years young lad who is studying in third year BMS, but his surprising victories have made him the hero of waters. Shubham has taken a giant leap and has already swum across the most difficult cross waters.

  • The English Channel (31km)
  • Strait of Gibraltar (18 km)
  • Catalina Channel (31 km)
  • Manhattan Island (50 km)
This young lad has more than this on his incredible list of success!

Will Power and Endurance are the Greatest Treasures And Shubham Proved that

Shubham was Honored by World Open Water Swimming Association with Triple crown of open water swimming for Successfully swimming across the English Channel, the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim, and the Catalina Channel. And African Triple Crown For Successfully swimming across the English Channel, the Strait of Gibraltar, and the Catalina Channel.

The ultimate Triumph of Getting Over Fear

Shubham had fear of water but that didn’t break his nerve! He conquered the fear for accomplishing his dream

Shubham engaged into intensive swimming training from the beginning and always aimed towards hitting the goal. His accomplishments show his determination and will power.

Incredible Accomplishment in Open Water Swimming

Shubham aspired to swim in the world’s most difficult cross waters where many have invested their tons of energy and funds of their personal fortune. No challenges broke Shubham’s determination. He accomplished what the people of his age would only dream of!.

Shubham achieved a big feat in India as well!

  • In 2014 he swam from Dharamtar to Gateway of India near the coasts of Mumbai, a distance of 35 kilometers in 8 hours.
  • He showed that endurance despite warm weather conditions of the Arabian Sea.

Proud moments:

  • Secured Gold Medal in 10km Men’s Grand Dublin Race held at Dublin, Ireland on 23rd July 2016
  • Secured Gold Medal in 10 km Men’s open at Irish National Open water swimming championship held at Enniskillen, Ireland on 5th August 2016
  • Participated in All India Open Navy Sea Swimming Competition (6 km) in 2011-2012 and secured 4th (boys under-16), 10th (men 16-40 years)in the year 2012-13,5th(men 16-40 years) in 2013-14
  • Secured 5th position in All India Open Water Sea Swimming event of 10 km under open category at Goa conducted by Square off Sports under the aegis of SWIMMING FEDERATION OF INDIA on 24th February 2015
  • 21st January 2014: Swam from Dharamtar (Alibaug) to Gateway of India distance of 33 km within 8 hours in brutal weather conditions.
  • Secured the first place and also the fastest male swimmer in 5KM competition conducted by Star Fish Welfare Association, Kalwa, on 25th Aug. 2015.
  • Numerous Meritorious positions in national, state & district level swimming competition in pool events