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Ellie Smart Joins Board of Directors for International Swimming Hall of Fame

Passages: David Wilkie, British 1976 Olympic Champion, Dies at 70

ISHOF to Induct Dennis Pursley as Honor Coach in Class of 2024

ISHOF to Honor Alex Blavatnik With Gold Medallion Award

ISHOF Holding Contest to Rename Monthly Newsletter (Choice of Awards For Winner)

ISHOF Announces Newest Induction Class to Masters International Swimming Hall of Fame

Passages: Giuseppe D’Altrui, Italian Water Polo Legend, 89

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Passages: David Wilkie, British 1976 Olympic Champion, Dies at 70

Passages: David Wilkie, British 1976 Olympic Champion, 70 David Wilkie, a world record setting breaststroker and ISHOF inductee who won gold at the 1976 Olympics, died on May 22. He was 70 years old. His family released a statement, saying: "It is with great sadness that the family of David Wilkie M...

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ISHOF to Induct Dennis Pursley as Honor Coach in Class of 2024

During Dennis Pursley’s coaching career he was a five-time Olympic coach, a recipient of the U.S. Olympic Committee Chair’s Coaching Award, an American Swimming Coaches Association “Coach of The Year” and “Hall of Fame inductee” and was recognized in 2003 as one of the “25 Most Influential People i...

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ISHOF to Honor Alex Blavatnik With Gold Medallion Award

The International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF), recognized by FINA, now World Aquatics, in 1968 as the International governing body for the Olympic aquatic sports as its official Hall of Fame, is proud to announce that Alex Blavatnik will receive the organization’s highest honor, the Gold Medallion...

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Passages: Giuseppe D’Altrui, Italian Water Polo Legend, 89

Passages: Giuseppe D’Altrui, Italian Water Polo Legend, 89 Giuseppe D’Altrui, one of the titans of Italian water polo, died on Feb. 26. He was 89 years old. D’Altrui captained Italy to the gold medal at the 1960 Olympics in Rome. He also played on the 1956 team that finished fourth and captained the...

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International Swimming Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2024

The International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) is proud to announce its prestigious Class of 2024. This year, ISHOF will induct 12 honorees from seven countries: three individual swimmers and one relay team, one coach, two divers, two water polo players, one synchronized swimmer, one contributor an...

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ISHOF A Great Choice for Giving Tuesday: Here's How to Donate

Consider giving to the International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) for Giving Tuesday. What is Giving Tuesday? Giving Tuesday, often described as a global day of giving or a global generosity movement, is held each year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. On Giving Tuesday 2021, nonprofits in the U.....

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Michael Phelps to Throw Out First Pitch of Game 5 of NLCS

Michael Phelps to Throw Out First Pitch of Game 5 of NLCS Michael Phelps will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 5 of the National League Championships Series in Arizona. Phelps will be on the mound ahead of Saturday’s Game 5. He will have time to check out an Arizona State meet, coach...

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Michael Phelps Announces He, Nicole, Expecting Boy Number Four

Michael Phelps Announces He, Nicole Expecting Boy Number Four It was a big weekend for Michael Phelps and the Phelps family. Not only was he inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, along with his coach Bob Bowman, but he announced his family will gr...

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ISHOF Inducts Historic Hall of Fame Class: Photo Gallery

The International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) inducted its 58th class on Saturday night at the Parker Playhouse in Fort Lauderdale. Thirteen influential figures from the world of aquatics were enshrined, and the event was broadcast live on ESPN+. Among the honorees was Michael Phelps, the 28-ti...

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Bob Bowman Set For Induction Into International Swimming Hall of Fame

Bob Bowman Set For Induction Into International Swimming Hall of Fame Next weekend, the International Swimming Hall of Fame will induct a spectacular class, one that will include coach Bob Bowman. Here is a look at the career of Bowman. Click here for Induction Ceremony information. Without Michelan...

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Brent Rutemiller To Receive ISHOF's Lifetime Achievement Award

Brent Rutemiller To Receive ISHOF's Lifetime Achievement Award How do we begin to put the career of Brent Rutemiller into perspective? That’s a difficult question, given his enduring contributions to swimming and the various roles in which he has contributed to the sport. Then again, the fact that t...