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Who was the first woman to swim across the English Channel?

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Who was the first woman to swim across the English Channel?
posted Jun 9, 2017 by Sisir Jana

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Gertrude Ederle was the first woman to swim across the English Channel. She was an American competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder in five events. On 6 August 1926, she became the first woman to swim across the English Channel. Among other nicknames, the press sometimes called her "Queen of the Waves."

Gertrude Ederle was the first woman to swim across the English Channel.

answer Jun 29, 2017 by Deepa
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