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Cheltenham extreme endurance athlete completes triathlon around entire coast of Britain

An extreme endurance athlete from Cheltenham has become the first person in history to complete the British ultra-triathlon.

Sean Conway's journey lasted 85 days and took him the whole way round the coast of Britain cycling, running and swimming.

He finished on Friday by finally swimming into shore at Lulworth Cove in Dorset.

Take a look at Sean Conway's incredible journey around Britain

Sean described the journey as "way harder than I ever imagined it would be" and had taken on the challenge after having "one of those ideas in the pub when talking with friends".

He said one of the best things about the trip had been meeting the people of the British coast including fishermen and life-guards.

He also told ITV News he had no plans to get rid of his famed beard which he argued "gives him superpowers".

Sean Conway swims into Lulworth Cove