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Lee Wakeham swim on 14 August 1997

Swimmer
NameWakeham, Lee
GenderM
Age30
CountryUK
Swim
Date14 Aug 1997
No of Ways, Leg, Direction1-way, 1st, E/F
Swim Time, Departure, Arrival11:45:00, 07:20:00, 19:05:00
Ratifying OrganisationCSA
Swim Crew and Support
Pilot, BoatR. Brickell, Helen Ann Marie
ObserverJim Taylor
TrainerLyndon Dunsbee
Miscellaneous
CommentFirst attempt and fortunate enough to have sunshine from start to finish, sea state calm with some white horses on the French side.

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