International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Certificate of Merit Recipients

Individual Swimmer Recipients
Individual Swimmer recipients of the Certificate of Merit include: 1994 Awardees Alexei Akatiev, Russia David Bates, Australia Tamara Bruce, Australia Karen Burton, USA Mariam Cassidy, USA Anne Chagnaud, France Sergio Chiarandini, Italy Melissa Cunningham, Australia Silvia Dalotto, Argentina Diego Degano, Argentina Kelly Dixon, Australia Julio Fernandez, Argentina Annie Grandisson, Canada Pete Huisveld, USA Chad Hundeby, USA Zoltan Kade, Hungary Susie Maroney, Australia Martha Jahn Martin, USA David O’Brien, Australia Nathalie Sauvageau, Canada Greg Strepple, Canada Natasa Tomanovic, Croatia Fernando Terrilli, Argentina Hans Van Goor, Netherlands Christof Wandratsch, Germany Chuck Wiley, USA 1995 Awardees Sid Cassidy, USA Attila Molnar, Hungary 1996 Awardees Peggy Busche, Germany Samantha Chabotar, USA Lisa Hazen, USA Stéphane Lecat, France Dimitar Petrov, Bulgaria Frank Reynolds, USA Grant Robinson, Australia

1997 Awardees Vanessa Bouisset, France Gabriel Chailou, Argentina Igor De Souza, Brazil Britta Kamarau, Germany Yuko Matsuzaki, Japan David Meca, Spain Tobie Smith, USA Edith Van Dijk, Netherlands 1998 Awardees Kelly Driffield, Australia Jack Gillen, USA Simone Menoni, Italy Tracy Knowles, Australia 1999 Awardees Ester Balza, Hungary Fabio Fusi, Italy Ragan Schniber, USA Carol Sing, USA Pater Stoychev, Bulgaria Andre Wilde, Germany 2000 Awardees Morgan Filler, USA Yuri Kudinov, Russia Angela Maurer, Germany Cindy Persoon, Belgium Viola Valli, Italy 2001 Awardees Stephane Gomez, France Igor Majen, Slovania Natalia Pankina, Russia Anton Sanatchev, Russia

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2003 Awardees Kathrin Lammers, Germany Rafael Perez, Argentina Celeste Punet, Argentina 2004 Awardees George Brunstad, USA Mohammad El Zanati, Egypt 2005 Awardees Brenden Capel, Australia Laura La Piani, Italy 2006 Awardees Darija Pop, Serbia/Montenegro 2007 Awardees Tom Brouwer, Netherlands Marco Formentini, Italy Yvetta Hlavacova, Czech Republic Kaylin Keller, USA Kudinova Juri, Russia Ksina Popova, Russia Guus Razoux Schutz, Netherlands Ria Wilemse, Netherlands 2009 Awardees Richard Broer, Netherlands Ann Harden, USA Nell Schmidt, USA Jan van den Hoorrn, Netherlands Marty Veen, Netherlands 2010 Awardees Cliff Lumsden, Canada George Young, Canada Claudio Plit, Argentina Nell Schmidt, USA

Administrator Recipients
Administrator recipients of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Certificate of Merit include: 1994 Awardees Timur Absaliamov, Russia (FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee) Flavio Bomio, Switzerland (FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee) Dardo Brando, Argentina (FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee) Dick Campion, Australia Alan Clarkson, Great Britian (FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee)

Kevin Holtom, Australia Manuel de Jesus, Puerto Rico (FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee) William Matson, New Zealand (FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee) Jaroslav Novak, Czech Republic (FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee) Coaracy Nunes Filho, Brazil (FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee) Clive Richards, Australia (FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee) Monier Sabry, Egypt (FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee) Gunnar Werner, Sweden (FINA) Ronnie Wong, Hong Kong (FINA) 1995 Awardee David Clark, USA 1997 Awardees Frank D’Alonzo, USA (International Marathon Swimming Association) Lynn Blouin Canada (International Marathon Swimming Association) Diki Bojadazi, Macedonia (International Marathon Swimming Association) Svyatoslav Borisevitch, Belarus (FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee) Christopher Guesdon, Australia (FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee) Mahmoud Hassan, Egypt (FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee) Klaus Henter, Germany (FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee) Dennis Miller, Fiji (FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee) Pierre Otis, Canada (International Marathon Swimming Association) 1998 Awardee Nancy Schnaar, USA 1999 Awardees Patric Mills, USA 2000 Awardees Hans Beijer, Netherlands (FINA) Valerijus Belovas, Lithuania Jamie Cardenas, Columbia Dr. Mohie Farid, Egypt (FINA) Thomas Haces, Cuba (FINA) Nory Kruchen, Luxenburg (FINA) Vladimir Srb, Czech Republic (FINA) 2005 Awardees Paulo Frishkencht, Portugal Tim Johnson, USA 2007 Awardees Lauie Marchwinski, USA Otto & RinyZeijpveld, Netherlands 2008 Awardees Khwaja Aziz, Bangladesh (FINA)

Hatem Seifallah Ibramim, Egypt Andrea Prayer, Italy (FINA) Beltran Washington, Uruguay (FINA) Noam Zvi, Israel (FINA) 2009 Awardees Jorge Delgado Panchana, Ecuador Zouhier El Moufti, Morocco Samuel Greetham, Great Britain John West, New Zealand 2010 Awardees Thomas Hoad, Australia Jane Katz, USA Hatem Seifallah Mohamed Ibraham, Egypt

Organization Recipients
Organization recipients of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Certificate of Merit include: 1994 Awardees Hernandarias – Parana Marathon Swim Organizing Committee, Argentina La Traversée du lac Memphremagog Organizing Committee, Canada La Traversée du lac St-Jean Organizing Committee, Canada Around the Island Marathon Swim, Atlantic City, USA Channel Swimming Association, Great Britain Catalina Channel Swimming Federation, USA Riviera Marathon Organizing Committee, Italy Maratona del Golfo Capi-Napoli, Italy Tapes Marathon Swim Organizing Committee, Brazil Santa Fe – Coronda Maraton Swim Organizing Committee, Argentina Manhattan Island Swim Association Organizing Committee, USA British Long Distance Swimming Association, Great Britain 1999 Awardees Irish Long Distance Swimming Association, Northern Ireland 2000 Awardees FINA Marathon Open Water Swimming Championships, Honolulu Organizing Committee, USA FINA Marathon Swimming World Cup, Rosario Organizing Committee, Argentina FINA Marathon Swimming World Cup, Bled Organizing Committee, Slovakia 2003 Awardees Atlantic City 50th Annual Swim, USA

2004 Awardees Lac St-Jean 50th Annual Swim, Canada 2006 Awardees Camp Ak-O-Mak, Canada Camp Chicopi, Canada 2007 Awardees Scheerwolde, Netherlands Vlaandereren Marathon, Netherlands Oosterhoutse Zwem & Polo Club de Warande, Netherlands IJsselmeerzwemmarathon, Netherlands Stari Grad Faros Marathon Swim, Croatia Beginning in 2008, the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame is presented to swimmers and contributors who are nominated and placed on the International Swimming Hall of Fame ballot for possible selection as an International Swimming Hall of Fame Honoree in the Open Water or related categories. 2008 Awardees Kevin Murphy, Great Britain Jon Erikson, USA Paul Asmuth, USA Judith van Berkle de Njis, Netherlands 2009 Awardees Michael Read, Great Britain 2010 Awardees Channel Swimming & Pilots Federation Midmar Mile