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Oh what a night – and a day too!  - English Channel Swim attempt two success!!

(30th September 2014)the seals
Our LDC colleague Michelle and friends made an epic crossing of the English Channel. 
On the 9th September 2014 at 14.40, Seals of Approval, a group of ordinary people, a group of friends, made history by completing the Everest of swimming challenges, the English Channel.


Congratulations to Michelle Hadjiconstantinou, Research Assistant, Diabetes Research Centre for successfully swimming the English Channel on the second attempt for Diabetes UK.

The Experience

" Hard to believe we actually did it! You can read all about our experiences, which lasted 17hours 28minutes in our Channel Swim newsletter.


Thank you - see how much we raised

Thank you again for donating to Diabetes UK. We managed to raise a total £12,732!!


After thoughts

It was a fantastic experience, but may I say I am never ever swimming the Channel again!"

That is fantastic, it just goes to show, if at first you don’t succeed, lift yourself up and try again!!

Well done, from all the team.

Updated at 2014-09-30 13:25:37 by Shehnaz Jamal