Swam the Channel in 12 hours and 53 minutes
Joint 989th fastest time out of 2,369 solo swims (equal with 5 others)
6 September 2014Country:
South Africa Age:
England > France
Organisation: Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation
Pilot: Mike Oram
Escort Boat: Seafarer II
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Became the oldest person to swim the Channel, aged 73 years 177 days.