By George, Duthie Knew Open Water Swimming

By George, Duthie Knew Open Water Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

George Duthie was a Canadian open water swimming event director who was inducted in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in 1966 as an Honour Administrator.

Duthie organized the famous professional Canadian National Exhibition swims until 1968 as the Canadian National Exhibition Manager of Sports Department and was later inducted in the Amateur Athletic Union of Canada’s Hall of Fame.

He was briefly a Vice President of the International Long Distance Swimming Federation in the 1960s.

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