Bather rescued 80km from Japan beach after 36 hours

After being swept 80 kilometers ( 50 miles ) away from the beach she was on with her friend, a woman who went swimming in Japan was saved.

The Chinese woman in her 20s spent 36 days in the water before being discovered by a goods deliver off a coast north of Tokyo while wearing a rubber band.

According to the AFP media firm, two of the team members jumped into the water and saved her from a smaller vessel close by when she was alerted.

Coast Guard helicopters finally took the girl, who was dehydrated but informed, to clinic, according to the Kyodo news agency.

Police were called on Monday night when the woman, who has not been identified, was reported missing after swimming in Shizuoka Prefecture, which is located in the south-west of the money.

” It was around 7: 55pm]10: 55 GMT ] on July 8 when we received the information after the woman’s friend reported to a nearby convenience store that she was missing”, a local Japan Coast Guard official told AFP.

He said there was “80km in a direct range” between the shore she was on and the place where she was rescued off Chiba prefecture’s Boso island.

However, it is assumed that she drifted yet further.

The woman informed rescuers that she had been able to go back to the beach after being swept out of the water by the latex ring.