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Gilles Potvin

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Gilles Potvin, inductee (Honor Coach) of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, Class of 2006
Gilles Potvin, a Canadian marathon swimming legend

Gilles Potvin is a Canadian open water swimmer and coach who was inducted in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame as an Honour Coach in 2006.

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IMSHOF Honour Coaches

1965 Lac Simone Professional Marathon Swim Results

1. George Park (Canada) 5 hours 10 minutes
2. Conrad Corbell (Canada) 5 hours 23 minutes
3. Jean Couture (Canada) 5 hours 35 minutes
4. Armand Cloutier (Canada) 6 hours 15 minutes
5. Robert Cossette (Canada) 6 hours 25 minutes
6. Gilles Potvin (Canada) 6 hours 26 minutes
7. Ben Bouchard (Canada) 6 hours 49 minutes
8. François Asselin (Canada) 6 hours 56 minutes
9. Paul Malone (Canada) 7 hours 14 minutes
10. Ralph Willard (USA) 7 hours 50 minutes
11. J.P. Chénier (Canada) 8 hours 32 minutes
12. Ben de Montreuil (Canada) 8 hours 46 minutes

He competed in the 1975 24 Heures La Tuque when he completed 109 tours) with Gilles Potvin.

1975 24 Heures La Tuque Results

1. Sandra Bucha + John Kinsella: 191 tours
2. Magdy Mandour + Marawan Ghazzawi: 181 tours
3. Maher Saleh + Marwan Saleh: 180 tours
4. Ossama Rashad + Amed Youssef: 177 tours
5. Jennifer Anderson + Richard Campion: 169 tours
6. James Stewart + Baher Hamid: 162 tours
7. Sahar Mansour + Diana Nyad: 161 tours
8. Jacques Fordham + Daniel Piché: 135 tours
9. Yvon Montpetit + Georges Blazy: 133 tours
10. Gilles Potvin + Raymond Cusson: 109 tours
Amateurs: Johanne Thomson + Jocelyn Dufort + Michael Dumond + Jean Boudreault: 180 tours

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