Michael Read

Y M D Swim Route Km Age Time/Place
1969 English Channel France to England 33.8 12:10:00
1970 Aug 30 English Channel England to France 33.8 29-30 12:18:00
1971 Aug 29 Loch Lomond Loch Lomond (direction unknown) 34.8 30-31 12:13:30 (1/NA)
1971 Sep 16 English Channel England to France 33.8 30-31 12:25:00
1973 Aug California Channel Islands misc Isle of Wight circumnavigation 90.0 24:36:00
1973 Sep 6 English Channel England to France 33.8 32-33 12:08:00
1974 Aug 17 Loch Ness Fort Augustus to Loch End 36.2 32-33 14:24:46
1975 Aug 29 English Channel England to France 33.8 34-35 12:45:00
1976 Aug 29 Loch Lomond Loch Lomond (direction unknown) 34.8 35-36 11:51:00 (2/NA)
1976 Aug 5 English Channel England to France 33.8 34-35 12:36:00
1976 Sep 7 English Channel England to France 33.8 35-36 17:56:00
1977 Aug 10 English Channel England to France 33.8 35-36 14:35:00
1977 Aug 2 English Channel England to France 33.8 35-36 14:00:00
1977 Sep 8 English Channel England to France 33.8 36-37 12:25:00
1978 Aug 12 English Channel England to France 33.8 36-37 13:38:00
1979 Jul 27 English Channel England to France 33.8 37-38 17:06:00
1979 Aug 28 English Channel England to France 33.8 38 14:10:00
1979 Aug 4 English Channel England to France 33.8 37-38 14:36:00
1979 Sep 15 English Channel England to France 33.8 38-39 20:06:00
1979 Oct 1 English Channel England to France 33.8 38-39 15:05:00
1979 Oct 28 English Channel England to France 33.8 38-39 17:55:00
1980 Aug 19 English Channel England to France 33.8 39 15:22:00
1980 Aug 23 English Channel England to France 33.8 39 14:26:00
1980 Aug 9 English Channel England to France 33.8 38-39 14:52:00
1981 Jul 27 English Channel England to France 33.8 39-40 16:48:00
1981 Aug 11 English Channel England to France 33.8 39-40 15:32:00
1981 Sep 6 English Channel England to France 33.8 40-41 15:45:00
1982 Jul 17 English Channel England to France 33.8 40-41 12:57:00
1982 Sep 11 English Channel England to France 33.8 41-42 15:05:00
1983 Jul 17 English Channel England to France 33.8 41-42 18:21:00
1983 Jul 5 English Channel France to England 33.8 41-42 15:28:00
1983 Aug 18 English Channel England to France 33.8 41-42 14:31:00
1983 Aug 4 English Channel England to France 33.8 41-42 14:53:00
1984 Jul 7 English Channel France to England 33.8 42-43 13:24:00
1984 Aug 19 English Channel England to France 33.8 43 14:05:00
1988 Aug 6 Lake Zurich Marathon Swim Rapperswil to Zurich 26.4 46-47 10:17:36 (10/15)
1989 Aug 19 Manhattan Island Marathon Swim Manhattan circumnavigation (CCW) 45.9 48 08:28:11 (13/52)
1998 IJsselmeer Zwemmarathon Stavoren to Medemblik 22.0 08:33:56 (7/NA)
1999 IJsselmeer Zwemmarathon Stavoren to Medemblik 22.0 08:41:11 (6/NA)
2000 IJsselmeer Zwemmarathon Stavoren to Medemblik 22.0 07:00:10 (8/NA)
2002 English Channel England to France 33.8 14:53:00
2004 Jul 27 English Channel England to France 33.8 62-63 15:29:00
2004 Sep Messenian Gulf Swim Kalamata to Koroni 30.0 10:43:00 (9/11)
2005 Sep Messenian Gulf Swim Kalamata to Koroni 30.0 13:42:00 (7/7)
2009 Sep Messenian Gulf Swim Kalamata to Koroni 30.0 13:35:00 (11/11)
2015 Aug 29 Faros Marathon Swim Stari Grad Bay round-trip 16.0 74-75 05:49:18 (34/34)
2016 Aug 27 Faros Marathon Swim Stari Grad Bay round-trip 16.0 75 05:40:16 (37/37)

Awards

Year Award
1978 International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame - Honor Swimmer
2001 Channel Swimming Association - O'Clee Jubilee Award
2002 Channel Swimming Association - O'Clee Jubilee Award
2002 Channel Swimming Association - Most Meritorious Swim
2003 Channel Swimming Association - O'Clee Jubilee Award
2004 Channel Swimming Association - O'Clee Jubilee Award
2004 Channel Swimming Association - Greatest Feat of Endurance

Service & Leadership

  • President - Channel Swimming Association
  • Voting Member - International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame