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    Full titles read: "Ladies' long distance swimming championship - from Rochester to Gillingham. All 9 starters completed the 5 mile course... winner's time 1 hour 43 minutes."

    Rochester and Gillingham, Kent.

    L/S of a line of nine women jumping into the sea from a boat at the start of the Ladies' Long Distance Swimming Championship; several people stand watching on the deck as the women swim off. Rochester Castle is in the background. M/S of the winner receiving a silver trophy cup as a crowd of people applaud.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    34947
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    734.29
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:10:00 / 01:36:12:00
    Canister:
    G 1523
    Sort Number:
    G 1523
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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