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English Channel swim by Marilyn Bell

Swam the Channel in 14 hours and 36 minutes
Joint 1,573rd fastest time out of 2,373 solo swims (equal with 4 others)
Date: 31 July 1955
Country: Canada
Age: 17
Category: Solo Swim
Route: France  >  England
Organisation: Channel Swimming Association
Pilot: Jack Burwill
Observer: Unknown
Escort Boat: Unknown
Additional swim information:
Held the title as the youngest swimmer for many years, successfully swimming the Channel whilst still at school at age 17.

Cap Gris Nez to East Wear Bay.

Trained by Gus.
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