The British athlete died crossing the English channel

The British athlete Nick Thomas, died during a swim through the canal channel.

It is reported BBC with reference to the organization of the Enduroman Events that followed the success of the athlete.

Thomas began his swim from Dover British 27 Aug. However, 16 hours after the start, he began to experience difficulties and lost consciousness. Rescuers pulled him from the water near Calais the French and taken to hospital, however to save Thomas failed.

As noted in the French foreign Ministry, Paris stands ready to assist the family of the deceased Briton. It is noted that Thomas previously been able to cross the English channel, it was in 2014.

The total length of the Strait is 578 km, it divides the UK and mainland Europe. The width of the area, who tried to cross the athlete is about 21 miles.

Recall that in 2013, the swimmer from UK Susan Taylor died after an unsuccessful attempt to cross the English channel.

The British athlete died crossing the English channel 29.08.2016

Август 29th, 2016 by
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