Hassan Abd El Rehim (Egyptian channel swimmer) wins race across English Channel
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SLATE INFORMATION: The Great Cross-Channel Swimming Race
FRANCE: English Channel: Cap Gris Nez Beach:
ABD EL REHIM? HASSAN. (Egyptian Channel Swimmer) Wins Daily Mail Channel Swim Contest.. seen entering water covered in grease..takes food in water.. stumbles ashore at dover after 10 hrs 50 mins a record.. Interviewed with interpreter
BOATS Row boats accompany swimmers in Daily Mail Channel Swim seen in half light on calm water
CHANNEL SWIMMERS First mass Channel Swim organised by the Daily Mail set off from Cap Gris Nez..applying grease..enter water in flarelights..accompanied by row boats..refreshments..winner stumbles ashore..Egyptian, Hassan Abd el Rehim Second place goes to France to Roger le Morval....Eileen Fehron wins womens part of race..is carried up ashore in wrap being too exhausted..sightseers watch them arriving....At her hotel interviewed after coming out of lift.. speaks...Interview with Hassan with aid of an interpreter
DOVER Daily Mail Channel Swimmers near Dover ..white cliffs seen
FENTON EILEEN (British Channel Swimmer) Comes in first in Daily Mail Channel Swim...seen carried in wrap up steps to tired to walk...Later seen in hotel & interviewed
Le MORVAN ROGER (French Channel Swimmer) Leads in first part of Daily Mail Channel Swim comes in 2nd.
SWIMMING. First Mass Channel swim organised by Daily Mail 1950...start Cap Gris Nez.. Greasing etc, enter water..swimming followed by row boats..Hassan Ald el Rehim winner with Eileen Fenton of Britain second.
Swimming, swimmers, race, Royal Daffodil, Roger Le Morvan, Eileen Fenton, Sam Rockett
Background: Hassan Abd El Rehim (Egyptian channel swimmer) wins race across English Channel