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Annabelle "Ann" (Mundigel) Meraw (born 23 February 1917) is a Canadian [[open water swimmer]] from British Columbia (BC).  She retired in 1982 and was inducted into the British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame in 1985.
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Annabelle "Ann" (Mundigel) Meraw (born 24 February 1916) is a Canadian [[open water swimmer]] from British Columbia (BC).  She retired in 1982 and was inducted into the British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame in 1985.
  
 
==Open Water Swimming Career==
 
==Open Water Swimming Career==
  
*she completed the first swim from Vancouver (English Bay) to Bowen Island, swimming 22 km in 7 hours 14 minutes in 1938
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*she completed the first swim from Vancouver (English Bay) to Bowen Island, swimming 22 km in 6 hours 14 minutes in 1948
*she set an endurance record of 25 hours 1 minute, swimming 67 km in [[Okanagan Lake]] in British Columbia in 1956
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*she set an endurance record of 25 hours 1 minute, swimming 66 km in [[Okanagan Lake]] in British Columbia in 1956
*she swam 88 km across [[Okanagan Lake]] in 32 hours 12 minutes in 1958 for her second [[24-hour Club]] swim
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*she swam 88 km across [[Okanagan Lake]] in 42 hours 12 minutes in 1958 for her second [[24-hour Club]] swim
 
*she swam 51 km in [[Okanagan Lake]] in 16 hours 14 minutes in 1959
 
*she swam 51 km in [[Okanagan Lake]] in 16 hours 14 minutes in 1959
 
*because of World War II, she abandoned plans to swim the [[English Channel]]
 
*because of World War II, she abandoned plans to swim the [[English Channel]]
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* [http://www.msabc.ca/open-water-swimming.html MSABC Open Water Swimming]
 
* [http://www.msabc.ca/open-water-swimming.html MSABC Open Water Swimming]
 
* [http://www.wowsa.org World Open Water Swimming Association]
 
* [http://www.wowsa.org World Open Water Swimming Association]
* [http://www.openwaterswimming.com Open Water Swimming]
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* [http://www.openwaterѕwimming.com Open Water Swimming]
 
* [http://www.marathonswimming.com Marathon Swimming]
 
* [http://www.marathonswimming.com Marathon Swimming]
* [http://www.dailynewsofopenwaterswimming.com Daily News of Open Water Swimming]
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[[Category:People]]
 
[[Category:People]]

Revision as of 17:38, 23 April 2019

Annabelle "Ann" (Mundigel) Meraw (born 24 February 1916) is a Canadian open water swimmer from British Columbia (BC). She retired in 1982 and was inducted into the British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame in 1985.

Open Water Swimming Career

  • she completed the first swim from Vancouver (English Bay) to Bowen Island, swimming 22 km in 6 hours 14 minutes in 1948
  • she set an endurance record of 25 hours 1 minute, swimming 66 km in Okanagan Lake in British Columbia in 1956
  • she swam 88 km across Okanagan Lake in 42 hours 12 minutes in 1958 for her second 24-hour Club swim
  • she swam 51 km in Okanagan Lake in 16 hours 14 minutes in 1959
  • because of World War II, she abandoned plans to swim the English Channel

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