Lilian Harrison

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Lilian Harrison is an Honour Swimmer from Argentina who was inducted in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in 1973. Harrison was the first person to swim 42 km (26 miles) across the River Plate (Río de la Plata) from Uruguay to Argentina in 1923 at the age of 20. In 1925, she won the 42 km (26-mile) Seine River race that ended in Paris and attempted a valiant channel swim in the English Channel. She is also a member of the 24-hour club.

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