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Sunday, March 6, 2016

Inductees Announced For the Marathon Hall Of Fame

Courtesy of Chris Guesdon, Chairman of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame.

The International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame announced the IMSHOF Class of 2016:

The Class of 2016 Honour Swimmers include Chloë McCardel of Australia, Tomi Stefanovski of Macedonia, and Mányoki Attila of Hungary.

All three Honour Swimmers have already done much in their respective careers, but they are also still relatively young and have plenty of additional swims and races to plan and complete during the remainder of their careers.

The Class of 2016 Honour Contributor also includes administrator and escort boat pilot Charlie Gravett from Jersey.

The International Swimming Hall of Fame also announced winners of two awards:

*Irving Davids - Captain Roger Wheeler Memorial Award: David Yudovin of the U.S.A., posthumously awarded for his contributions to open water swimming (Yudovin passed away unexpectedly in March 2015).

*The ISHOF Poseidon Award: Chloë McCardel for her superb year of channel swimming, coaching and fund-raising.

For details on each inductee, click on articles below:

* Chloë McCardel (with her Openwaterpedia link)
* Tomi Stefanovski (with his Openwaterpedia link)
* Mányoki Attila (with his Openwaterpedia link)
* Charlie Gravett (with his Openwaterpedia link)
* David Yudovin (with his Openwaterpedia link)

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