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Swim questions for your Zoom quiz

While we’re on lockdown, there is one thing that has boomed on Zoom – the quiz! So, we thought we’d share a few marathon swimming relating questions that you could add into your next Zoom quiz. Here goes… 1. Marathon Swimming made its Olympic debut at Beijing 2008. In the Marathon Swimming events, how many of the six medals on offer at Beijing 2008 were won by Team GB? 2. Alison Streeter MBE has achieved the most English Channel Crossings. How many crossings has she made in total? 3. Everyone knows that the swimming events of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games were hosted in the London Aquatics Centre on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, but which pool was used for the London 1948 Olym

Swim questions (and answers) for your Zoom quiz

While we’re on lockdown, there is one thing that has boomed on Zoom – the quiz! So, we thought we’d share a few marathon swimming relating questions that you could add into your next Zoom quiz. Here goes… 1. Marathon Swimming made its Olympic debut at Beijing 2008. In the Marathon Swimming events, how many of the six medals on offer at Beijing 2008 were won by Team GB? 3 - Silver – Keri-Anne Payne, Bronze – Cassandra Patten, Silver – David Davies 2. Alison Streeter MBE has achieved the most English Channel Crossings. How many crossings has she made in total? Alison Streeter MBE is by far the most accomplished Channel Swimmer ever. Alison holds the record for the most number of crossings 43 (

Launch of COVID-19 Relief Fund

THE SWIMATHON FOUNDATION LAUNCHES COVID-19 RELIEF FUND TO SUPPORT AQUATICS COMMUNITY The Swimathon Foundation is today (Monday 4 May) launching a COVID-19 Relief Fund to help the swimming and aquatics community deal with the impact and effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Foundation will seek to allocate grants of between £250 and £1,000 to small swimming and aquatic organisations experiencing short-term financial hardship from the effects of COVID-19, especially where access to financial support is not otherwise available. These range from National Governing Body Affiliated Swim Clubs, Aquatic Clubs and Swim Schools to Independent Swimming Organisations. Swimathon President and Olympic gol

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