Winckler, Miss Asta

Winckler was a Danish-born American swimmer, born Copenhagen 1914. Lived in Newark, NJ, since 1927. Swam for the Newark Women’s Athletic Club. A professional singer

20-year-old Danish-American swimmer Miss Asta Winckler, today beat by one and a half minutes the South African record of 7 hours 26 minuts for the ten mile swim from Robben Island to Cape Town Pier
Leeds Mercury 16 October 1934

Swims by Winckler, Miss Asta

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