Hall Of Fame Honors Pioneering Mercedes Gleitz

Hall Of Fame Honors Pioneering Mercedes Gleitz

Mercedes Gleitz has been selected as Pioneer Honoree for the International Swimming Hall of Fame Class of 2013.

Her remarkable life is being commemorated in a documentary that is being filmed now. She was one of the most remarkable women of the 20th century.

In 1927, the relentless Londoner became the first English woman to swim the English Channel…on her eighth attempt.


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