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Enriqueta Duarte

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Enriqueta Duarte in 1951
Enriqueta Duarte in 2015

Enriqueta Duarte is an Argentine competitive pool and open water swimmer.

Pool Swimming Career

She represented Argentina at the Pan American Games in New York as a 16-year-old and in the 100m and 400m freestyle and 4x100m freestyle relay at the 1948 London Olympic Games.

Open Water Swimming Career

She competed in the 1951 Daily Mail race, a professional marathon swimming competition across the English Channel that brought the best marathon swimmers in the world to the Dover Strait, finishing in 13 hours 26 minutes. The results were as follows:

1. Mareeh Hassan Hamad (Egypt) 12:12
2. Roger Le Morvan (France) 12:13
3. Hassan Abdel Rehim (Egypt) - 12:25
4. Saied El Arabi (Egypt) 12:42
5. Brenda Fisher (England) 12:42 - First woman
6. Godfrey Chapman (England) 12:56
7. Winnie Roach (Canada) 13:25
8. Enriqueta Duarte (Argentina) 13:26
9. Lars Beril Warle (Sweden) 13:28
10. Raphael Morand (France) 13:45
11. Jenny James (Wales) 13:55
12. Jason Zirganos (Greece) 14:01
13. Jan Van Hemsbergen (Netherlands) 14:03
14. Sally Bauer (Sweden) 14:04
15. Antonio Abertondo (Argentina) 14:14
16. William E. (Ned) Barnie (Scotland) 15:01
17. Jenny Kammersgaard (Denmark) 15:38
18. Daniel Carpio (Peru) 23:05

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