FINA and Media Awards
 
FINA (open water):  Athlete and Coach of the Year and Dennis Miller award 
Swimming World: Long Distance and later Open Water
World Open Water Swimming Association
Marathon Swimmers Federation

Only IMSHOF Honorees are noted below, and no distinction is made for male, female, or years where the awards were shared.

 

Aleksey Akatyev: Swimming World (1998)

 

Antonio Argüelles Díaz-González: World Open Water Swimming Association (2015 and 2017; and Offering [book] 2019)

 

David Barra: Marathon Swimmers Federation (2012 Barra award [named] for best overall year; and 2016 service to marathon swimming)

 

Cameron Bellamy: Marathon Swimmers Federation (2018 solo swim)

 

Dr. Caroline Block: Marathon Swimmers Federation (2018 Monahan award for original series of marathon swims achieved over the past four years)

 

S.A. "Sid" Cassidy:  FINA (2021 Dennis Miller award)

 

Ana Marcela Cunha: FINA (2010, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2021); and Swimming World (2019 and 2021)

 

Melissa Cunningham: Swimming World (1994)

 

Diego Degano: Swimming World (1990 and 1992)

 

Edith van Dijk: Swimming World (four times between 1996 and 2004 plus 2005); and World Open Water Swimming Association (2008)

 

Pilar Geijo: World Open Water Swimming Association (2011)

 

Spiros Gianniotis: Swimming World (2011)

 

Martina Grimaldi: Swimming World (2010)

 

Trent Grimsey:  Marathon Swimmers Federation (2012 solo swim)

 

Chad Hundeby: Swimming World (1989, 1991 and 1993)

 

Larisa Dmitriyevna Ilchenko: Swimming World (2004, 2006, 2007 and 2008)

 

Britta Kamrau: Swimming World (2000 and 2004)

Yuri Kudinov: Swimming World (2000 and 2002)

 

Thomas Lurz: FINA (2011 and 2013); Swimming World (2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2011 and 2013)

 

Chloë McCardel: Marathon Swimmers Federation (2014 and 2015 solo swim)

 

Dennis Miller:  FINA (2021 Denis Miller award [named])

 

Jaimie Monahan: World Open Water Swimming Association (2016 and 2017); and Marathon Swimmers Federation (2016 Barra award for the best overall year; 2017 Yudovin award for most adventurous swim and 2018 Monahan award [named] for original series of marathon swims achieved over the past four years)

 

Poliana Okimoto: FINA (2009 and 2013); Swimming World (2013); and World Open Water Swimming Association (2009)

 

Stephen Redmond: World Open Water Swimming Association (2012)

 

Éva Risztov: FINA (2012); Swimming World (2012)

 

Sharon van Rouwendaal: FINA (2016); and Swimming World (2014, 2016 and 2018)

 

Petar Stoychev: World Open Water Swimming Association (2009)

 

Freda Streeter, MBE: Marathon Swimmers Federation (2013 Service to marathon swimming - as part of the Dover Beach Crew)

 

Greg Streppel: Swimming World (1994 and 1995)

 

Shelley Taylor-Smith: Swimming World (1989,1990, 1991,1992, 1993 and 1997)

 

Sarah Thomas: World Open Water Swimming Association (Performance 2016); and Marathon Swimmers Federation (2016, 2017 and 2019 solo swim; and 2013 and 2019 Barra award for the best overall year)

 

Viola Valli: Swimming World (2002)

 

Ferry Weertman: FINA (2016 and 2018); Swimming World (2016 and 2017)

 

Maarten van der Weijden: Swimming World (2008)

 

David Yudovin: Marathon Swimmers Federation (2014 Yudovin award [named] for most adventurous swim)