English Channel world record progression

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The English Channel world record progression (irrespective of direction) is as follows:

1875 Captain Matthew Webb (UK) 21:45 (England-France)
1923 Enrico Tiroboschi (Italy) 16:33 (France-England)
1926 Gertrude Ederle (USA) 14:39 (France-England)
1926 Ernest Vierkoetter (Germany) 12:40 (France-England)
1926 Georges Michel (France) 11:05 (France-England)
1950 Hassan Abdel Rehim (Egypt) 10:50 (France-England)
1960 Helge Jensen (Denmark/Canada) 10:23 (England-France)
1964 Barry Watson (UK) 9:35 (France-England)
1976 Tina Bischoff (USA) 9:03 (England-France)
1976 Erdal Acet (Turkey) 9:02 (England-France)
1977 Nasser el Shazly (UAE) 8:45 (England-France)
1978 Penny Lee Dean (USA) 7:40 (England-France)
1994 Chad Hundeby (USA) 7:17 (England-France)
2005 Christof Wandratsch (Germany) 7:03 (England-France)
2007 Petar Stoychev (Bulgaria) 6:57 (England-France)

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