Mike Read

Honours, 1960-2000



1960 Elected Honorary Life member of Brighton Swimming Club
Elected Honorary Life member of Leith 1930 Swimming Club
Elected Honorary Life member of Ye Ancient Amphibians Bathing Club
1970 Edinburgh City Council, Civic Reception
1978 Elected to the Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame (Fort Lauderdale, USA)
1978 Amateur sports personality of Ipswich
1979 Amateur sports personality of Ipswich
1979 Ipswich Town Council, Civic Reception
1986 Invited to open Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre, Stowmarket
1988 Honorary citizen of Dervio (Lake Como)
1993 Honorary citizen of Nikiti (Greece)
1997 Invitation to Garden Party at Buckingham Palace (Queen's Golden Wedding)
1997 Pfizer Vision and Mission, UK, voted No. 1 in the "Achievement/Performance" section
1998 Invitation to meet the Mayor of Amposta
1999 Elected British Long Distance Swimming Association "Swimmer of the Year"

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