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Google celebrates a great long distance swimmer

Updated: Sep 25, 2020

Google today reminds us the 80th birthday of Arati Saha, who was a long distance swimmer. She became famous for swimming across the English Channel on September 29, 1959. She was the first Asian woman to cover the stunning distance of 42 miles from Cape Gris Nez to Sandgate.

Today’s Doodle was illustrated by Kolkata native and guest artist Lavanya Naidu

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