2020 Channel Swimming



2020 Swim information

  • 18 swims in total
    • 14 completing
    • 4 unsuccessful
  • 8 solo – 1 way
    • 10 hours 19 minutes up to 16 hours
  • 1 solo – 2 way
    • 34 hours 45 minutes
  • 5 relay
    • 9 hours 39 minutes up to 14 hours 3 minutes

The Barrie Darling Award for the 2020 CS&PF Pilot/Crew member of the year

The Pilots of High Hopes , Simon Ellis and Marilyn Critchley (UK)

Downhill Swimmers – Relay – 11 hours 25 minutes
No Buoys Allowed – Relay – 12 hours 50 minutes
Jim Lafferty – Solo – 11 hours 53 minutes
Jennifer Laffan – Solo – 14 hours 27 minutes
Melanie Tyrrell – Solo – 14 hours 44 minutes
Andrea Oriana – Solo – 10 hours 19 minutes – Fastest CS&PF swim of the year 2020, Eurotunnel Trophy
Aspire Kangaroo’s – Relay – 14 hours 03 minutes
Colin France – Solo – 11 Hours 46 Minutes
Clive Woodcock – Solo – 14 Hours 16 Minutes – Oldest successful CS&PF Swimmer 2020, The Ray Scott Award
Stève Stievenart – 2 way Solo – 34 Hours 45 Minutes – Fastest CS&PF 2-way Channel Swim, Alison Streeter Trophy. First Frenchman to do a 2 way swim
Nik Haynes- Solo Backstroke – 12 Hours 52 Minutes – Most meritorious CS&PF swim of the year by a man, Des Renford Award. Possible fastest backstroke world record – waiting on confirmation
Social Distancing Triple Dippers – Relay – 9 Hours 39 Minutes. Possible fastest 3 person relay world record – waiting on confirmation
Team Zeeleeuwen – Wetsuit Relay – 11 Hours 40 Minutes
Sarah Poll – Solo – 16 Hours 00 Minutes – Most Meritorious CS&PF swim of the year by a woman, Gertrude Ederle Award. First CS&PF Solo swimmer of the year