Brenda Sherratt after swimming across Loch Ness
in 1966. Photo by UPI Cablephoto.
Brenda Sherratt is a British open water swimmer
who was inducted in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame
in 1970 as an Honour Swimmer
. At the age of 18, Sherratt became the first person to swim 36.2 km (22.5 miles) across the length of Loch Ness
in Scotland in 31 hours 41 minutes in 1966 to join the 24-hour club