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Bridget Young

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Bridget Young is an inductee (Honor Swimmer) of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in its Class of 1988
Bridget Young

Bridget Young is a British open water swimmer who was inducted in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in 1988 as an Honor Swimmer.

Bridget Young

Bridget Young is a British open water swimmer who was inducted in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in 1988 as an Honor Swimmer.

Open Water Swimming Career Highlights

  • She achieved podium finishes in two Long Distance Swimming World Cups in 1986 in Lake Windermere in the UK and Ismailia in Egypt.
  • On 10 September 1985, she completed a crossing of the English Channel from England to France in 9 hours 58 minutes.
  • On 19 September 1987, she won the women's division and was second overall in the 26.4 km Lake Zurich Marathon Swim in Switzerland in 6 hours 35 minutes 20 seconds.
  • She competed in the Faros Marathon Swim each year between 1986 and 1989.
    • On 7 September 1986, she completed the 16 km Faros Marathon Swim in Croatia in 4 hours 3 minutes 2 seconds.
    • On 6 September 1987, she completed the 16 km Faros Marathon Swim in Croatia in 3 hours 59 minutes 37 seconds.
    • On 4 September 1988, she completed the 16 km Faros Marathon Swim in Croatia in 4 hours 0 minutes 5 seconds.
    • On 3 September 1989, she completed the 16 km Faros Marathon Swim in Croatia in 4 hours 31 minutes 28 seconds.

1991 FINA World Championship 25 km Race Results

Held in Swan River in Perth, Australia
1 Shelley Taylor-Smith 5:21:06
2 Martha Jahn 5:25:17
3 Karen Burton Reeder 5:28:23
4 Rita Kovacs 5:31:33
5 Elana Resch 5:39:47
6 Tammy Van Wisse 5:42:53
7 Corinne Liedtke 5:48:58
8 Lenka Pacáková 5:57:35
9 Rita Lazar 6:00:22
10 Jolanda Palmentieri 6:21:17
11 Bridget Young 6:25:03
12 Anita Sood 6:26:56
13 Diana Simonović 6:28:21
14 Christiane Fanzeres 6:28:44
15 Carole Hunt 6:31:20
16 Marcia Marques 6:36:10
17 Katarina Mioč 6:40:15
18 Muna Towe 6:46:09
19 Daria Amaged 7:23:02

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