Leonore Modell

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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.

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