Chay Blyth

Great Britain

Yachting

B: May 14, 1940

First person to sail west around the world

In 1966, Blyth, together with Captain John Ridgway, rowed across the North Atlantic in a 20ft open dory called English Rose III. In 1971 Blyth became the first person to sail non-stop westwards around the world, aboard the yacht British Steel, taking 292 days. In 1973, Blyth skippered a crew which took line honors in the Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race, and in 1978 won the Round Britain Race in the yacht Great Britain IV. In 1997, Blyth was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for his services to sailing.


SUPERSTARS RECORD
EVENT

PLACE

POINTS

MONEY

EVENT WINS
1974 UK Final

6

22 1/2

0

Rowing
TOTALS  

22 1/2

0

1


PERSONAL BESTS
Swimming - 50 Meters

34.7e

1974 UK Final
Shooting - 20 Shots @ 5 Targets

64

1974 UK Final
Rowing - 110 Meters

43.1e

1974 UK Final
Gym Test - Standing Vertical Jump

20"

1974 UK Final
Soccer Penalties

1

1974 UK Final
Cricket

2

1974 UK Final
Points Scored - 8 events

22 1/2

1974 UK Final


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