English Channel swim by Florence Chadwick

Swam the Channel in 16 hours and 19 minutes
Joint 1,974th fastest time out of 2,373 solo swims (equal with 1 other)
World Record: First woman from England to France
Date: 10 September 1951
Country: USA
Age: Unknown
Category: Solo Swim
Route: England  >  France
Organisation: Channel Swimming Association
Pilot: Jack Burwill
Observer: Unknown
Escort Boat: Unknown
Additional swim information:
St. Margaret's Bay to Sangatte.
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