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Lake Ontario Half Century Club

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noun - Lake Ontario Half Century Club is a group of swimmers who have successfully crossed Lake Ontario and who are past their 50th birthday. Bill Sadlo, a member of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, at the age of 57, was the pioneer in the Half Century Club with his crossing of Lake Ontario in 1957 at the age of 57 years.

Members

1. Chris Stockdale (62), England, 21 September 2006, 26 km from Lake Erie, Port Colborne (ON) to Surgeon Point (NY) in 14:15
2. Bryan Finlay (58), Canada, 23 June 2001, 22 km from Lake Erie, Leamington to Pelee Island in 10:44 (breaststroke)
3. Bill Sadlo (57), USA, 23 August 1957, 51 km in NOTL-Toronto in 25:01
4. Peter Gibbs (56), Barbados, 7-8 August 2004, 45 km in NOTL-Toronto in 18:40
5. Bryan Finlay (56), Canada, 24-25 July 1999, 35 km from Lake Simcoe, Barrie to Orillia in 21:09 (breaststroke)
6. Colleen Shields (54), Canada, 12-13 Aug 2006, 51 km in NOTL-Toronto in 16 hours 31 minutes
7. Paolo Pinto (52), Italy, 28-29 July 1990, 51 km in NOTL-Toronto in 23 hours 57 minutes
8. John Munro (52), Canada, 12-13 August 2003, 59 km from Sacket’s Harbor (NY) to Confederation Basin, Kingston (ON) in 35 hours 15 minutes
9. John Munro (52), Canada, 13 July 2003, 19 km from Lake Erie, Crystal Beach (ON) to Sturgeon Point (NY) in 9 hours 33 minutes
10. John Munro (50), Canada, 25 August 2001, 35 km from Hays Bay (NY) to MacDonald Park (Kingston, ON) in 18 hours 48 minutes
11. Pat Gallant-Charette (66 hours 206 days), USA on 30 August 2017, 50.5 km along the Marilyn Bell Route from Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario to Marilyn Bell Park, Toronto) in24 hours 28 minutes.

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