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Discussion :: Famous Personalities - Section 1 (Q.No.70)


The first Indian to swim across English channel was

[A]. V. Merchant
[B]. P. K. Banerji
[C]. Mihir Sen
[D]. Arati Saha

Answer: Option C


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Akansha said: (Sep 19, 2011)  
Mihir Sen (November 16, 1930 - June 11, 1997) was an Indian lawyer more notable for his career as a record-setting swimmer.

Randhir Verma said: (Jan 2, 2012)  
The English Channel, often referred to simply as the Channel, is an arm of the Atlantic Ocean that separates southern England from northern France, and joins the North Sea to the Atlantic. It is about 560 km (350 mi) long and varies in width from 240 km (150 mi) at its widest to 34 km (21 mi) in the Strait of Dover.It is the smallest of the shallow seas around the continental shelf of Europe, covering an area of some 75,000 km2.

Nani0203 said: (Jul 17, 2016)  
Mihir Sen was a famous long distance swimmer, best known for being the first Indian to conquer the English Channel from Dover to Calais in 1958.

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