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English Channel swim by Hilda Winifred Sharp

Swam the Channel in 14 hours and 58 minutes
Joint 1,673rd fastest time out of 2,369 solo swims (equal with 4 others)
Date: 24 August 1928
Country: UK (England)
Age: 18
Category: Solo Swim
Route: France  >  England
Organisation: Channel Swimming Association
Pilot: Unknown
Observer: Unknown
Escort Boat: Unknown
Additional swim information:
Trained by Mr Jabez Wolffe at Brighton from 1927-28.

Photos show Hilda being helped onto the tug after swimming the Channel, the reception at Victoria Station, and the reception upon arriving home.
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