Swiss Timing Board Member, Peter Hürzeler to be Inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame as Honor Contributor in 2022


Peter Hürzeler is the master of Swiss timekeeping technology – Swiss Timing. Since 1969, his organizational and creative skills have successfully delivered innovation, technology and timekeeping to Swimming. Throughout the decades, Hürzeler and his colleagues have invented and created many innovations in the Aquatic disciplines and other sports as well. What he has done in sports and technology in Swimming no one else has ever achieved.


Peter Hürzeler in Manchester in 2008

Since 1970, Hürzeler has spent 3,708 days on the road, engaged in sports timekeeping. This includes 17 editions of the Olympic Games, 36 Continental Games, a total of 19 swimming World Championships, 23 European Championships and over 300 athletics meetings.


Peter Hürzeler with Olympic Champion Michael Phelps

More about Swiss Timing:

Swiss Timing is the world leader for the provision of integrated services and technology solutions to the sports industry. The range of services Swiss Timing provides goes from Timekeeping, Data Handling which includes analytics tools, the display of results at the venues and the distribution of these to the World’s media as well as various Broadcast services. Swiss Timing also provides games management systems, with setting up all the Accreditation, Registration and Sport Entries Sub Systems.


Peter Hürzeler with Lenny Krayzelburg at the 2000 Sydney Games

Swiss Timing provided its services in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in the name of Omega which were the Watch Brand’s 27th Olympic Games as Official Timekeeper and Hürzeler’s 17th Games, where he was overseeing timekeeping, data handling and broadcast services for Swimming.