Dunkels Cup: Presented by sports fan and philanthropist Ernest Dunkels to the winner of the long swim. A fascinating piece of history, it suggests that the long swim was originally held from Cookham to Boulter’s Lock, moving to its current location in 1923. You can also see that the Badcock name makes an appearance as early as 1923. This trophy – a half-size copy of the original that each winner could keep – is owned by the grandson of successful long-distance swimmer Cyril Bright. A transcription of the list of winners can be seen here.

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