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Wednesday's Quote of the Day

11:54 UK time, Wednesday, 28 July 2010

"I was fully expecting it to get dark before I got to Calais but I never imagined I'd also see the dawn again" - Jackie Cobell, who earned the record for the slowest Channel swim

The fastest person to swim the English Channel was a Bulgarian who completed the 21-mile distance in just under seven hours. Ms Cobell's meandering journey took her 65 miles and took 28 hours and 44 minutes.
More details (Daily Mail)

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