Butlins International Channel Swim PR Card
Butlins International Channel Swim, 1954. Image shows a publicity photograph issued to commemorate a Channel swimming competetion.
Pictured are Billy Butlin, race sponsor, and marshall, Sam Rockett together with those who took part. Some of the swimmers pictured took part in previous Channel races, sponsored by the Daily Mail, and trained at Folkestone Swimming Club.
The swimmers: Antonio Abertondo, Argentina; Jennie James, Great Britain; Brenda Fisher, Great Britain; Marieh Hassan Hammad, Egypt; Damian Pinza Beltram, Mexico; Margaret Feather, Great Britain; Ned Barnie, Great Britain; Jennie Kammersgaard, Denmark; Baptista Pereira, Portugal; Toufic Bleik, Lebanon; Mohamed El Soussi, Syria; Ken Wray, Great Britain; Jason Ziganos, Greece; Arthur Rizzo, Malta; Aldo Fioravanti, Italy; Bob Paysour, U.S.A.