Swimmer Nick Thomas dies crossing English Channel


A man has died while trying to swim the English Channel.

Nick Thomas set off from Dover on Saturday morning and had been swimming for about 16 hours when he got into difficulties, the Channel Swimming and Piloting Federation said.

He was pulled unconscious from the water on Sunday before being taken to hospital, where he died.

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