Peter van Vooren
Open Water Swimming Highlights
- On 4 August 1963, he swam breaststroke across the 33.8 km English Channel from France to England in 15 hours 9 minutes.
- On 9 July 1965, he swam breaststroke across the 33.8 km English Channel from England to France in 17 hours 55 minutes.
- He serves as the Chairman of the Channel Swimming Association.
- He served on the board of directors of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame prior to organizational structural changes in 2015.
- He served as one of the Channel Swimming Association observers for the unprecedented 49-day 560 km The Long Swim by Lewis Pugh that started on 17 July 2018.