Sport: Maiden Voyage

Last week, for the first time within the memory of the oldest Dane, a swimmer succeeded in crossing the Baltic Sea.

Swimmer: Jenny Kammersgaard, husky 18-year-old Danish maid.

Course: 28 miles along the international ferry route from Gedser on the southern tip of Denmark's Falster Island to Nienhagen, Germany.

Time: 40 hours.*

Diet en route: Fried eels and fruit salad.

*Gertrude Ederle's famed swim across the English Channel (23 miles) took 14½ hours.

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