Margaret Sweeney, Swimmer, & Herbet Austin ( Obsever )

Margaret Sweeny, New Zealand. she swam in the 1955, Billy Butlin Race, She had taken “Sleeping Pills” the day before the swim and fell asleep during the swim, possibly delayed action of the Medication. She swam 7miles in 3Hours ,58mins. Margaret had previously represented N. Z. in the Empire Games. She had swam 26 miles across Lake Taupo, in 13hrs 30mins.

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