Leonore Modell is an American open water swimmer.
Open Water Swimming Career Highlights
- She completed a swim across Lake Tahoe at the age of 13 of 6 October 1963 swam in 13 hours 34 minutes. Her swim was 20.49 miles from Tahoe Keys to Kings Beach.
- She completed a crossing of the English Channel at the age of 14 years 3 months in 15 hours 27 minutes on 3 September 1964 from France to England.
- She attempted an early crossing from the Farallon Islands to the California mainland.
- Channel Swimming by Leonore Modell
- Hyponsis Channel Girl Warms Up
- Marathon Swimmers Federation bio
- When Times Were Simpler In The English Channel
- Channel Swimming Association
- British Long Distance Swimming Association
- World Open Water Swimming Association
- Open Water Swimming
- Marathon Swimming
- Daily News of Open Water Swimming