Tag: WPMSF

When Three Became One

When Three Became One Courtesy of Pierre Otis, Magog, Québec, Canada. Annie Grandisson from Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada completed eight 32 km Traversée Internationale du lac St-Jean races and three 42 km Traversée Internationale du lac Memphrémagog races between 1987 and 1995. Grandisson competed in the era when three professional marathon swimming

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IMSA Started In Paris In 1953

Courtesy of Daniel Vizeu Costa Couto who updates the website of Abilio Couto, an International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honour Swimmer. The International Marathon Swimming Association (IMSA) is a now defunct professional marathon swimming association that was created to promote and support a global professional marathon swimming circuit. It was

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WPMSF Led To The IMSHOF

On April 12th in 1961, the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame was founded by the World Professional Marathon Swimming Federation. The purpose was to recognize the most successful athletes and luminaries in the marathon swimming community. A year later, the International Swimming Hall of Fame approved the International Marathon Swimming Hall of

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