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Channel Swimming Dover
Celebrating the history and record of channel swims
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1926 Luis Rodriguez de Lara (disputed)
Rodriguez de Lara, a Boulogne waiter originally from Spain, found drowned in the sea off Wimereux, is said by many ...
1954 Edward James May
On 8 September 1954, lone Englishman Ted May set off from Cap Gris Nez to swim to England, but without ...
1984 Kumar Anandan
Death of Kumar Anandan of Sri Lanka
1988 Renata Agondi
Brazilian swimmer Renata Agondi, 25, from San Paulo, died on 23 August 1988 about eight miles off the French coast while swimming from Dover.
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