Dogan Sahin, Istanbul Turkey

Dogan Sahin. Istanbul Turkey

Dogan Sahin, Turkey, at Folksestone Pool 1958; Age 28 years. Personal swimming record: Turkey 1953, 42km in 13 hours 2 minutes. France 1954, Amateur winner of International Marathon at St. Nazaire. 5th in both Marathon de Paris 1956 and Marathon de Laois 1956.

Also entered for 1958 Channel Race; he swam for 12 hours but was unsuccessful.

From the Sam Rockett collection. A Black and White photograph.

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