Channel swimmer Richard Charlesworth celebrating for TV news

Channel swimmer Richard Charlesworth

Channel swimmer Richard Charlesworth. Image shows swimmer Richard Charlesworth celebrating his record breaking swim, whilst being filmed by TVS.

Charlesworth was just 18 years old when his swim from France to England in 8 hours 52 minutes smashed the previous record (which had stood for 18 years) by 43 minutes.

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