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Roger Allsopp swim on 30 August 2011

Swimmer
NameAllsopp, Roger
GenderM
Age70
CountryGuernsey
Swim
Date30 Aug 2011
No of Ways, Leg, Direction1-way, 1st, E/F
Swim Time17:51:00
Ratifying OrganisationCSPF
Swim Crew and Support
Pilot, BoatNeil Streeter, Suva
Miscellaneous
Comment

Became the oldest person to swim the Channel, aged 70 years and 147 days

Website/URLhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-guernsey-14716970
Swim Story
Roger Allsopp

Roger Allsopp swam the Channel on the 31st August in 17 hours and 51 minutes.

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