Brojen Das

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Birthday
9, 1927
Birthplace
Bangladesh
Death Date
Jun 1, 1998 (70)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
9, 1927
Birthplace
Bangladesh
Death Date
Jun 1, 1998 (70)

About

Olympic swimmer known for being the first Asian to swim across the English Channel, which he did six times from 1958–61.

Before Fame

He was the champion of the 100 meter Freestyle swimming Competition in West Bengal in 1952.

Trivia

He was inducted into the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in 1965.

Family Life

His father was Harendra Kumar Das.

Associated With

He and fellow Olympian Gertrude Ederle are both known for swimming across the English Channel.