Enriqueta Duarte of Argentina at Folkestone

Enriqueta Duarte of Argentina

The Daily Mail International Race. Festival of Britain Year. Folkestone Beach. Enriqueta Duarte, Argentina, photographed on the beach next to the Folkestone pool. She was one of entrants for the Daily Mail Race.

Duarte was placed 8th in the 1951 Race, with a time of 13hrs 26mins, her age 22 years. Enriquata’s pilot was W.J. Spain, and the escort vessel “Wave Queen”. She holds Argentina records over 200, 400, 500, 800 metres freestyle. She was placed first in a 18km river race, (4th against the men ), also placed 1st in a race of 5, 10, and 12km, in Mar del Plata. She also represented Argentina in 1948 London Olympic Games.

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