Swimmer rescued 80km off Japan after 36 hours at sea

By Mari Yamaguchi
Updated July 11 2024 - 6:20pm, first published 6:14pm
Japan's coast guard airlifted the swimmer to safety after she was sighted by a passing cargo ship. (AP PHOTO)
Japan's coast guard airlifted the swimmer to safety after she was sighted by a passing cargo ship. (AP PHOTO)

A woman who was swept out to sea while swimming at a Japanese beach has been rescued 36 hours later after drifting in a swimming ring more than 80km in the Pacific Ocean.

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