• Short Summary

    A fifteen-year-old Toronto schoolgirl almost drowned on Saturday (12 July), within two miles of completing a marathon swim cross (Lake Ontario.

  • Description

    A fifteen-year-old Toronto schoolgirl almost drowned on Saturday (12 July), within two miles of completing a marathon swim cross (Lake Ontario.

    Angela Kondrak passed out after more than fifteen hours the water. She was rescued by the crew of her escort boat and later recovered in hospital.

    Angela began the swim lad last Friday night from Younstown, New York State, U.S.A., and by Saturday afternoon she was less tan six miles from the opposite shore.

    But she met increasing difficulties--high waves and strong winds. A combination of fatigue and the bad weather finally proved too much for her.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADF1ZC08IGI0E42JG7YL1JAR5X
    Media URN:
    VLVADF1ZC08IGI0E42JG7YL1JAR5X
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/07/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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