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Queen of the Channel®

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noun - Queen of the Channel® is the designation title bestowed by the Channel Swimming Association on the woman who has currently completed more successful swims of the English Channel than any other. It is currently held by Alison Streeter MBE with a total of 43 swims. The male equivalent is the King of the Channel®.

List of Queen of the Channel®[edit]

Queen Of the Channel® Number of Crossings Years Held Title
Gertrude Ederle 1 1926-1953
Florence Chadwick 2-3 1953-1964
Greta Andersen 4-5 1964-1978
Cindy Nicholas 6-19 1978-1992
Alison Streeter MBE 20-43 1992-

Alison Streeter's English Channel Swimming Career[edit]

Streeter has crossed the English Channel a total of 49 times, 43 solo crossings and 6 relay crossings.

Solo Crossings[edit]

1. 31 August 1982 11:21
2-3. 3 August 1983 21:16 (2 Way)
4. 26 July 1984 10:06
5. 28 September 1986 11:03
6. 20 September 1988 8:48 WR
7. 24 September 1989 9:41
8-10. 2 August 1990 34:40 (3 Way)
11. 26 September 1990 9:50
12. 14 August 1991 10:07
13. 8 September 1991 9:53
14. 27 June 1992 11:41
15. 8 July 1992 10:40
16. 28 July 1992 11:12
17-18. 5 August 1992 22:20 (2 Way)
19. 22 August 1992 11:17
20. 21 September 1992 10:45
21. 12 July 1993 10:16
22. 28 August 1993 11:14
23. 25 September 1993 10:17
24. 16 July 1994 11:26
25. 1 August 1994 10:48
26. 2 September 1994 9:40
27. 28 September 1994 10:24
28. 7 July 1995 11:53
29-30. 21 July 1995 20:55 (2 Way)
31. 21 August 1995 9:55
32. 4 September 1995 10:58
33. 26 July 1996 9:30
34. 20 August 1996 9:31
35. 29 June 1997 11:35
36. 8 September 1997 11:14
37. 2 August 1998 10:56
38. 6 July 1999 11:03
39. 6 August 2000 12:28
40. 26 July 2001 14:24
41. 5 July 2003 12:58
42. 20 September 2003 13:44
43. 24 July 2004 12:35

Relay Crossings[edit]

1. 26 August 2000 12:37 Relay Swim: "International 125th Year Relay"
2. 10 September 2000 11:33 Special Category Swim: "Reza's Warriors"
3-4. 20 July 2003 21:20 Relay Swim: "Michigan Masochists" (2 Way)
5. August 2003 13:43 Relay Swim: "Chelly's Jellies" 6. 24 July 2006 13:24 Relay Swim: "Hubert House Heavenly Honeys"

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