Daily Mail Cross Channel Race - Bertil Warle at Folkestone Pool
Daily Mail Cross Channel Race 1951. Swedish swimmer, Lars Bertile Warle, drawing his number for the Daily Mail Cross Channel Race at Folkestone Swimming Pool with the Mayor of Folkestone, John Moncrieff.
Lars Bertil Warle, Sweden, entrant for the 1950 Daily Mail Race. He was unsuccessful in his attempt, aged 30yrs. He swam for 7hrs 43mins.
In the 1951 Daily Mail swim he was placed ninth in a time of 13 hrs 28 mins. He had one unsuccessful attempt July 1951, time 13hrs.
From the Sam Rockett Collection