11 Luminaries Honored In Today's International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

11 Luminaries Honored In Today’s International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Ned Denison, Beth Yudovin, Melissa Cunningham and Richard Broer virtually hosted swimmers from around the globe who joined in two separate International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Ceremonies on Zoom for its Class of 2021.

International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame 2021 Inductees

1. Capri-Napoli Marathon (Italy)
2. Gabriel Chaillou (Argentina)
3. Julian Critchlow (UK)
4. Stéphane Gomez (France)
5. Yvetta Hlaváčová (Czech Republic)
6. Neville Smith (South Africa)
7. Viola Valli (Italy)
8. Ronnie Man Chiu Wong (Hong Kong)

International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Award 2021 Winners

1. Colin Hill (UK), International Swimming Hall of Fame Irving Davids-Captain Roger Wheeler Memorial Award 
2. Sarah Thomas (USA), International Swimming Hall of Fame Poseidon Award
3. Commander Gerald Forsberg, OBE, Master Mariner, FNI, Royal Navy (Retired) (UK), Dale Petranech Award for Services to the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame 

For more information on each inductee and award winners, download the IMSHOF Ceremony Booklet here.

Chairperson Denison explained the Virtual Ceremonies, “There were two live events in order to cater for the different time zones around the globe. You can watch the recording of the Virtual Ceremony below.”

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