August 16, 2020

Aussie spared quarantine after record-breaking Channel swim

London (AFP) – An Australian marathon swimmer on Sunday became the second woman to break the men’s record for number of Channel crossings — and avoided new UK quarantine rules on French arrivals on her return.Chloe McCardel, from Sydney, completed her 35th swim across the world’s busiest shipping lane after emerging on the northern French shoreline in the early hours of Sunday.The 35-year-old said she had been given the all-clear by UK coastguards that she would not have to self-isolate on her return to England later in the day.Britain imposed a 14-day quarantine rule on all travellers from F…


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