Gertrude Caroline Ederle


Gertrude Caroline Ederle
noun
United States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1906-2003)
Syn: ↑Ederle, ↑Gertrude Ederle
Instance Hypernyms: ↑swimmer

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  • Gertrude Caroline Ederle — Gertrude Ederle Parade en l honneur de Gertrude Ederle à New York en 1926 Gertrude Caroline Ederle (23 octobre 1906 30 novembre 2003) était une nageuse de compétition américaine. Elle fut la première femme à …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ederle,Gertrude Caroline — E·der·le (āʹdər lē), Gertrude Caroline. Born 1906. American swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel, doing so in 14 hours and 31 minutes. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ederle, Gertrude Caroline — ▪ 2004       American swimmer (b. Oct. 23, 1906, New York, N.Y. d. Nov. 30, 2003, Wyckoff, N.J.), was the first woman to swim across the English Channel, a feat she accomplished on Aug. 6, 1926. Although blustery weather and sea conditions caused …   Universalium

  • Ederle, Gertrude (Caroline) — born Oct. 23, 1906, New York, N.Y., U.S. died Nov. 30, 2003, Wyckoff, N.J. U.S. swimmer, the first woman to swim the English Channel. She set women s world freestyle records in the early 1920s, and in 1924 she won a gold medal (400 m freestyle… …   Universalium

  • Ederle, Gertrude (Caroline) — (23 oct. 23, 1906, Nueva York, N.Y., EE.UU.–30 nov. 2003, Wyckoff, N.J.). Nadadora estadounidense, la primera mujer que cruzó el canal de la Mancha. A principios de la década de 1920 estableció récords femeninos de estilo libre, y en los Juegos… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Gertrude Ederle — Gertrude Caroline Ederle (October 23, 1905 ndash; November 30, 2003) was an American competitive swimmer. In 1926, she became the first woman to swim across the English Channel.Gertrude was the daughter of a German immigrant who ran a butcher… …   Wikipedia

  • Gertrude Ederle — Gertrude Caroline Ederle (* 23. Oktober 1906 in New York; † 30. November 2003 in Wyckoff, New Jersey) war eine US amerikanische Schwimmerin und die erste Frau, die den …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gertrude Ederle — Parade en l honneur de Gertrude Ederle, à New York, en 1926. Gertrude Caroline Ederle, née le 23 octobre 1906 et décédée le 30 novembre 2003 est une nageuse de compétition américaine. Elle est la première femme à …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ederle, Gertrude — ▪ American athlete in full  Gertrude Caroline Ederle  born , Oct. 23, 1906, New York, N.Y., U.S. died Nov. 30, 2003, Wyckoff, N.J.  first woman to swim the English Channel and one of the best known American sports personages of the 1920s.… …   Universalium

  • Ederle — noun United States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1906 2003) • Syn: ↑Gertrude Ederle, ↑Gertrude Caroline Ederle • Instance Hypernyms: ↑swimmer …   Useful english dictionary