Raphael Morand swam in The 1951 Daily Mail race and he finished 10th overall in a time of 13hrs and 45mins. He was the 7th Male.
He was the 1937-42 Champion of Atlantic for all distances. 1943-46 Champion of Anjou 400 and 1500 meters, and long distance winner of Nantes 4 times, St Nazaire 3 times, Angers twice, Viort once.
Winner of race from Island of Les Evens, 5 Kms off Atlantic Coast, to La Baule. 6th position in the 1947 International Swimming Race across Lake Leman.