Alison Streeter MBE 1992-Present

Alison Streeter was the first person to complete 20-39 crossings.

Alison Streeter MBE

Alison Streeter in a Celebratory Mood

Alison in celebratory mood.

Alison Streeter being greased by Corrie Dixon

Alison being greased up by Corrie Dixon.

Alison Streeter last few steps

Last few steps, landing at night.

Alison Streeter with friends

With friends.

Alison Streeter with hovercraft in the background

Alison with hovercraft in the background.

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Alison Streeter MBE from Great Britain was inducted as an Honour Swimmer into the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in 1985. In May 2006, she was also inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame as an Honour Swimmer. She joins her mother Freda Streeter in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame.

English Channel

She has successfully crossed the English Channel a record 39 times. In 1983, she became the first European woman to complete a double-crossing (78.8km or 49 miles in 21 hours and 16 minutes) which she did on 2 other occasions. In 1988, she became the first woman to complete a 3-way crossing (112km or 70 miles in 34 hours 40 minutes).

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