Martha Jahn

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Martha Jahn with Jay Wilkerson, coach Flip Darr, Chad Hundeby, Karen Burton, Dirk Bouma, and Sid Cassidy and coaches Penny Dean and John York as part of the record-setting English Channel relay that set three English Channel relay records: 6 hours 52 minutes on their first leg (England-to-France), 7 hours 26 minutes on their second leg (France-to-England), and the fastest overall and fastest 2-way relay (England-to-France-to-England) in 14 hours 18 minutes in 1990
Martha Jahn is an American pool and open water swimmer who represented the United States in various international competitions including the 1984 USA Long Distance International Championships on the American relay team. She won a silver medal in the 25 km marathon swim at the 1991 FINA World Championships in Perth, Australia.

English Channel Relay Record

Jahn remains one of the English Channel relay record-holders along with Jay Wilkerson, Chad Hundeby, Karen Burton, Dirk Bouma, and Sid Cassidy. The USA Swimming national open water team members set three English Channel relay records: 6 hours 52 minutes on their first leg (England-to-France), 7 hours 26 minutes on their second leg (France-to-England), and the fastest overall and fastest 2-way relay (England-to-France-to-England) in 14 hours 18 minutes in 1990. The team was coached by Penny Dean and John York.

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