Matthew Web from England was the first person to swim across the English Channel. The swimming stroke he used was the breast stroke.
The first world record wasa set in 1878. The record was set by E.T. Jones. He was form England. He swam on hundred yards in sixty-eight point five seconds.
JArthur Trudgen, who was from England brought forward the above-water arm movement.
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