Channel swimmer Sally Bauer, Daily Mail 1951 Race

Channel swimmer Sally Bauer

Channel Swimmer Sally Bauer at Folkestone Pool. Black and White Photograph.

Swedish swimmer Sally Bauer took part in the 1951 Daily Mail Cross Channel Race. Like many of the participants she prepared for the race at Folkestone Swimming Club. She was the sixteenth swimmer to finish. Her time was 14 hrs 40 mins.

She had also swam the channel on  Aug 27 1939, time 15 hrs 22 mins. Due to fear of the Second World War, Sally had to rush back home and her swim was unratified and not added to the Channel Swimming Association list untill 1975

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