McGill, Linda (1945–)

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McGill, Linda (1945–)

Australian long-distance swimmer. Born 1945 in Queensland, Australia.

Competed in 4 events in Olympic games (1964) but her best finish was 5th in 400-meter individual medley; crossed the Channel from France to England in 11:12 (1965), the 1st Australian to swim the channel; twice crossed France to England (1967), in times of 13:02 and 9:59 (then a new women's record); was also the 1st to swim around Hong Kong Island and across Port Phillip Bay, Victoria.

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