Welcome to the Official Website of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame

International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame (IMSHOF) is an affiliate organization to the International Swimming Hall of Fame, established in 1971 (with Inductee Classes named back to 1963) to recognize the marathon swimmers and contributors throughout the world and governed by an international selection committee of marathon swimming experts.

It recognizes the world’s most successful swimmers in competitive races, individuals for their solo swim exploits around the world plus contributors to the sport (administrators, coaches, pilots, organizations, etc.) . It is a non-profit educational sports hall of fame devoted to marathon swimming and is dedicated to promoting the athletes, coaches, administrators, pilots, reporters, volunteers, organizations, race directors and associations affiliated with marathon swimming.

It immortalizes online the achievements and contributions of those who have distinguished themselves in this sport.

The International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame (IMSHOF) is an educational organization and registered non-profit organisation whose mission is to promote the exploits and history of marathon swimming. The International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame is an online virtual shrine dedicated to the history, memory, and recognition of the accomplished swimmers (Honour Swimmers) and Honour Contributors (Coaches, Administrators, Pilots and Organizations involved in marathon swimming around the world, whose lives and accomplishments serve to inspire, educate, and be role models for all those who participate in the sport.

Be sure to join us in London on Saturday, March 31, 2018, to celebrate the induction of the Class of 2018 into The International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame.  

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Poseidon Award

The International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) will recognize (To be named) as the 2018 recipient of the Poseidon Award.

The Poseidon Award is presented annually by ISHOF for high level achievement from personal effort or initiative in a field of endeavor that contributes to the performance of marathon swimmers or to the development and status of Marathon Swimming to the world.

 

For singular contributions to the global promotion and development of marathon swimming in the internet age, (To be named) has been awarded the 2018 Poseidon Award.

Irving Davids/Captain Roger W. Wheeler Memorial Award

The International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) will recognize (To be named), for extensive contributions to the administration of open water swimming with the 2017 Irving Davids/Captain Roger W. Wheeler Memorial Award.

The Irving Davids/Captain Roger W. Wheeler Memorial Award is presented annually by International Swimming Hall of Fame to the organization or individual who has contributed the most to the administration of open water swimming.