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Tom Gregory - The 11-Year-Old who Swam the Channel

How a London schoolboy became the youngest person ever to swim the English Channel.

In September 1988, 11-year-old South London schoolboy Tom Gregory set a world record that still stands for being the youngest swimmer to cross the English Channel. He has just published a memoir entitled "A Boy In The Water". Tom Gregory talks to Simon Watts.

(Photo: Tom Gregory. Credit: Penguin Books)

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Tue 18 Sep 2018 23:50GMT

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