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Lenore Modell

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Lenore Modell was an American open water swimmer.

Open Water Swimming Highlights[edit]

  • She swam 20.49 miles from Tahoe Keys in the south to Kings Beach in the north across Lake Tahoe in 1963 in 13 hours 34 minutes at the age of 13, the youngest swimmer in history.
  • In 1966, she attempted to swim between the California mainland and the Farallon Islands twice, but did not make it.

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