|The first man to swim from France to England which, because of favourable tides, was to become the ‘easy’ route. The Italian from Argentina won the Daily Sketch race prize of £1000 but gave it to the International Swimming Federation. Landed at Shakespeare beach, accompanied by the Calais tug ‘Champion’ piloted by E. Douay. 16 hrs 33 mins. He was swimming with Richards, Toth and Marciel who failed.
France to England: 12/8/1921(failed), 29/8/1922 (failed), 12/8/1923 (success)|