engleski leksikon

engleski leksikon

Channel swimming
/ ˈtʃænl̩ ˈswɪmɪŋ /


Množina reči Channel swimming je Channel swimmings.

Test of endurance first undertaken by Captain Matthew Webb (1848–1883) who swam across the English Channel from Dover to Calais 1875. His time was 21 hr 45 min for the 34 km/21 mi journey.
The current record is 7 hr 40 min by Penny Dean of the US 1978. The first to swim nonstop in both directions was the Argentine Antonio Abertondo 1961. The Channel Swimming Association was formed 1927, and records exist for various feats; double crossing, most crossings, and youngest and oldest to complete a crossing.

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Channel Service Unit · channel shifter · channel surfing · Channel swimming · channel the flood of tourists · channel through · channel time response

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