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Aussie Swimmer Michael Klim to be Inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame as part of Class of 2021

Peter Rocca Joins ISHOF's One in a Thousand Campaign, "It's a Great Organization!"

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American Breaststroker Brendan Hansen Heading For International Swimming Hall of Fame Class of 2021

Passages: Hall of Fame Cal Coach Nort Thornton Dies at 87; Produced Olympic Champions

Japanese Swimmer Daichi Suzuki To Be Inducted Into International Swimming Hall of Fame Class of 2021

Eddie Reese to Receive ISHOF's 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award

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Eddie Reese to Receive ISHOF's 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award

The International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) is proud to announce that it has selected Coach Eddie Reese as this year’s recipient of the ISHOF Lifetime Achievement Award for 2021. The ISHOF Lifetime Achievement Award is an award not given every year, but only when someone is deemed worthy. The aw...

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Passages: 1956 Olympic Gold Medalist Ursula Happe Dies at Age 94

Passages: 1956 Olympic Gold Medalist Ursula Happe Dies at Age 94 ISHOF Honor Swimmer and 1956 Olympic gold medalist Ursula Happe of Germany passed away March 26, 2021 at the age of 94. In the decade of the 1950s, Germany had one female standout in international swimming. She was not only a great swi...

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ISHOF Hall of Fame '20 Will Now Be Inducted in Fall of 2021

The International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) is inviting the entire aquatics community back to Fort Lauderdale, Florida on October 8-9, 2021 to celebrate the belated induction of its Class of 2020 Honorees, Paragon Award winners, and ISHOF recognitions. “We have secured an agreement with the City...

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IWD: Marathon Swimming: Where Women Have Outperformed the Men

Marathon Swimming: Where Women Have Outperformed the Men Today, March 8, we celebrate International Women's Day. As a tribute to the women who have contributed to, grown and defined excellence in the sport, Swimming World will run several features throughout the day which celebrate some of the great...

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Olympic Gold Medalist Matthew Mitcham Opens Up About Drug Addiction

Australian Olympic gold medalist diver Matthew Mitcham discussed his battle with a “crippling” drug and alcohol addiction in an interview with the BBC. The 32-year-old Australian won a gold medal in the 10-meter platform diving at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. Not only was he the first Australian ma...