Tag: Doloranda Hannah Pember

One Great Achievement More

Courtesy of Doloranda Pember about her mother Mercedes Gleitze. Doloranda Hannah Pember provided information about her mother's swim of 30 hours in Cork, Ireland on February 25th and 26th 1930. Gleitze's swim took place in the Eglington Street Swimming Baths under the watchful eyes of stewards from the Munster Branch of the Irish Amateur Swimming

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Rolling Home to Bonnie Scotland

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Doloranda Pember accepted the International Swimming Hall of Fame honors that we bestowed upon her mother Mercedes Gleitze on the Isle of Bute, Scotland. This is what she said on behalf of her mother: Thank you so much for the honours you have conferred upon my mother, Mercedes Gleitze. It really is a

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Sea Swimming Is A Beautiful Thing

Doloranda Hannah Pember, the daughter of Mercedes Gleitze accepted her mother's award as an Honour Pioneer Swimmer at 2013 the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame ceremonies in Cork, Ireland. Pember is putting together an biography of her mother that covers her mother's swimming career and the way she managed it. "The biography is littered with

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