Canadian Synchro Swimmer Marjorie Anderson To Be Inducted Into the Masters International Swimming Hall of Fame

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The Masters International Swimming Hall of Fame (MISHOF) is proud to announce that Marjorie Anderson, synchronized (artistic) swimmer, will be inducted into the Masters International Swimming Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2019 during the MISHOF Induction ceremony in St. Louis, MO, on Friday evening, September 13, 2019, to be held in conjunction with the United States Aquatic Sports convention.  The MISHOF Induction Ceremony is open to the public and free of charge, so come join MISHOF in honoring Marjorie Anderson.

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About Marjorie Anderson

Marjorie Anderson began to compete in Provincial Masters competitions, followed by national and finally, International competitions.  Her first international competition was in the very first World Masters Games, held in Toronto in 1985 where she struck gold in the team event.  When the FINA World Championships were held in Montreal in 1994, she went and conquered with a gold in duet and two silvers, in solo and team.  Anderson has been a fixture at or near the top of the standings at FINA Worlds and Canadian Nationals ever since.

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Marjorie (right) Photo Courtesy: Marjorie Anderson

Marjorie has attended eight FINA Masters World Championships between the years 1994-2017, winning 18 medals, eight gold, silver and one bronze.  She has also won numerous medals at the Canadian National Championships.

Anderson will be inducted as part of a group of nine (9) outstanding individuals that will be inducted at MISHOF’s annual ceremony. The event will be held at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch in conjunction with the 2019 United States Aquatic Sports Convention.

MISHOF Induction Class of 2019

The prestigious MISHOF class of 2019 includes five swimmers, one diver, one synchronized swimmer, one water polo player and one contributor, from five (5) different countries: the USA, Canada, Lithuania, Brazil and Japan:

SWIMMER INDUCTEES:

CAROLINE KRATTLI (USA)

SATOKO TAKEUJI (JPN)

RICK COLELLA (USA)

ROWDY GAINES (USA)

WILLARD LAMB (USA)

DIVER INDUCTEE:

ASTA GIRDAUSKIENE (LIT)

SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMER INDUCTEE:

MARJORIE ANDERSON (CAN)

WATER POLO PLAYER INDUCTEE:

JOAO MEIRELLES (BRA)

CONTRIBUTOR INDUCTEE:

JIM MILLER (USA)

Masters International Swimming Hall of Fame

View all inductees in the Masters International Swimming Hall of Fame.

Get more information about nominating a candidate for the 2020 MISHOF Induction class.

About MISHOF

The purpose of the MISHOF is to promote a healthy lifestyle, lifelong fitness and participation in adult aquatic programs by recognizing the achievements of individuals who serve as an example for others. To be considered, honorees must have participated in Masters programs through at least four different masters age groups and are qualified by an objective point system based on world records, world top 10 rankings and World Championship performances. The MISHOF is a division of the International Swimming Hall of Fame, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. For more information, please visit ISHOF website.

About ISHOF

The International Swimming Hall of Fame, Inc. (ISHOF), established in 1965, is a not-for-profit educational organization located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. Recognized by FINA, the International Olympic Committee’s recognized governing body for the aquatic sports in 1968, its mission is to preserve the history of swimming, celebrate the heroes, promote the benefits and importance of swimming as a key to fitness, good health, quality of life, and the water safety of all children and adults, and connect older generations of swimmers to youth.

For more information, call Meg-Keller-Marvin at 570 594-4367 or e-mail:meg@ishof.org

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  1. avatar
    Jan bishop

    Wanted to know if there was any synchronized swimming classes in the Detroit Michigan area for adults. I am 57 and di know how to swim. Learning how to synchronize swim is on my bucket list.

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