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Cynthia Nicholas

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Cynthia NIcholas

Cynthia Nicholas is a Canadian open water swimmer of Scarborough, Ontario.

Honors

Open Water Swimming Highlights

Two-way English Channel Crossings

On 8 September 1976: 19 hours 55 minutes at the age of 20, the first woman and youngest to do so, breaking the previous record set in 1975 by Jon Erikson
1979: 19 hours 12 minutes
1981: 22 hours 21 minutes
1982: 18 hours 55 minutes
1982: 20 hours 9 minutes (16 days after her 18:55 2-way)

was a professional marathon swimmer from Egypt who competed in the 1977 World Professional Marathon Swimming Federation circuit.

1977 World Professional Marathon Swimming Federation Rankings

Men

1. John Kinsella (USA) 1,375 points
2. Bill Heiss (USA) 1,033 points
3. Claudio Plit (Argentina) 932 points
4. Jon Erikson (USA) 604 points
5. Magdy Mandour (Egypt) 563 points
6. Raul Villagomez (Mexico) 556 points
7. Amin Yousseff (Egypt) 550 points
8. Marwan Saleh (Syria) 477 points
9. Ray Dixon (England) 433 points
10. Dennis Matuch (USA) 426 points
11. James Barry (USA) 391 points
12. Nasser El Shazly (Egypt) 331 points
13. Magdy Farid (Egypt) 225 points
14. Ibrahim Feidalla (Egypt) 205 points
15. Baher Hamid (Egypt) 192 points
16. Martin Neiman (USA) 184 points
17. Guy Montpetit (Canada) 158 points
18. Ossama Rachad (Egypt) 150 points
19. Wayne Westman (USA) 133 points
20. Sultan Kigab (Sudan) 131 points
21. Mohamad Gamie (Egypt) 120 points

Women

1. Loreen Passfield (Canada) 1,375 points
2. Cynthia Nicholas (Canada) 1,054 points
3. Kim Lumsdon (Canada) 545 points
4. Corrie Dixon (Holland) 483 points
5. Nazala Moustafa (Egypt) 404 points
6. Omneya Tantawi (Egypt) 379 points
7. Sharon Beckman (USA) 245 points
8. Martha Stortz (USA) 210 points

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