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The girl started the sport when she was six and her father said her goal was one day to swim across the English Channel. Is Chinese Irving girl English Channel wide?
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But the training method was widely condemned. A spokesman for the International Swimming Federation, said: "No child should ever be bound before entering the water.
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Dr Julie Brhaw, of the Channel Swimming Association, said her group would Bloomington girls on webcam back a Channel attempt by anyone under 16 and that the Coastguard would probably stop any record attempt without its backing. The association said it had developed a protocol with the Coastguard to protect children in the world's busiest shipping lane. Swimming commentator Craig Lord said: "The question for the guardians Chinese Irving girl what is now an Olympic sport is whether they believe Chinese Irving girl the world of marathon swimming is fit for an eight-year-old girl and the workload that she will doubtless have had to endure to swim a 30km stretch of water in 11 hours plus.