Original Triple Crown
noun - The Original Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming is the successful completion of solo unassisted crossings of the 33.5 km English Channel, the 35 km North Channel and 28 km Bristol Channel in the United Kingdom.
Original Triple Crowners
- Kevin Murphy crossed the English Channel on 11 August 1968 in 15 hours 55 minutes, the North Channel in 1973 in 13 hours 54 minutes, and the Bristol Channel in 1973 in 13 hours 54 minutes.
- Ted Keenan crossed the English Channel on 13 August 1972 in 18 hours 11 minutes, the North Channel on 11 August 1973 in 18 hours 27 minutes, and the Bristol Channel on 17 July 1975 in 14 hours 26 minutes.
- Kamil Resa Alsaran crossed the English Channel on 4 September 2012 in 13 hours 19 minutes, the North Channel on 29 July 2019 in 13 hours 55 minutes, and the Bristol Channel on 9 September 2020 in 13 hours 9 minutes.
Bristol Channel Crossing
The swim route for the Bristol Channel should start or finish in North Devon.
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