Photograph of Presentation to Abilio Couto. Dover Town Hall
A photograph of a presentation in Dover Town Hall to Abilio Couto of Brazil after his 1958 Channel Swim. Fred Hammond on the left of the photo.
Abilio Couto of Brazil. In 1958 he swam France to England in 12 hrs 45 mins. In 1959 he swam it in 11hrs 33mins. He swam England to France in 12hrs 49mins.
He was unsuccessful on three occasions in 1957 all France England.