Australian Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame – World Open Water Swimming Association

Christopher Guesdon and the Panel of Five inducted 61 individuals in the Australian Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame.


Since the front crawl was first popularized in Australia at the turn of the century, some of the greatest and most influential marathon swimmers in history have been trained in Australia. With thousands of hours of research, the diligent efforts of AMSHOF has solidified the legacy of Australian marathon swimming forever.

Why it was nominated

For calling attention to the greatest Australian swimmers, coaches and organization and promoting their contribution to marathon swimming dating back generations.



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The Creator(s)

Christopher Guesdon