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HONOring the history of marathon swimming to inspire our future.

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Class of 2023 Inductions & Awards > New York City May 6th, 2023


Tickets available until end 20 April EST> Click here

All attendees must show proof of ID and COVID vaccination (and booster when applicable)

​Local hotels > Click here

Car Parking > Click here

As of 17 March:  23 Honorees > 92 purchased, 16 complimentary to 

Inductees/Award Winners & 6 committed > WE HIT THE 100+ target!!


Evening venue:  Fordham University Manhattan Campus located at 113 West 60th Street (corner of Columbus Avenue) New York, NY 10023.  Registration/happy hour 5:30-6:30; Call to dinner 6:45; Salad 7:00; Dessert 7:45 and Program 8:00.  Dress code is business casual or better:  men in dress shirt, jacket, slacks (not jeans) and dress shoes - ladies always know!  See

pictures from this previous ceremony if you need more ideas.

Saturday morning 10am (Brighton Beach):  up to 10 km swim with CIBBOWS (historic water temperatures - 13C/56F) - full details later

Inductees and Award Winners:

Diane Struble:  Honor Swimmer

Brenda Fisher, BEM:  Honor Swimmer

Kevin Murphy:  Poseidon Award

Australian Long Distance Swimming Federation:  Honor Organization

Rita Kovács:  Honor Swimmer

Jaime Lomelín Gavaldón:  Honor Swimmer

Sally Anne Minty-Gravett, MBE:  Irving Davids and Captain Roger W. Wheeler Memorial Award

Colleen Blair, MBE: Honor Swimmer 

David Yudovin:  The Dale Petranech Award for Services to the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame

Keywords > 

International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame IMSHOF Open water swimmer Long distance swim Honor Honoree Inductee Induction ceremony award 10k FINA association federation webb Ederle Sarah Thomas English Channel

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IMSHOF immortalizes the achievements and contributions of those who have distinguished themselves in the sport of International Marathon Swimming.

Anyone can submit a nomination for an Individual or Organization.

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