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THE INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING HALL OF FAME (ISHOF)
CLASS OF 2020
This year ISHOF will induct thirteen honorees from seven countries; five swimmers, two coaches, one diver, one water polo player, one synchronized (artistic) swimmer, one open water swimmer, and two contributors. The event will be held Saturday, April 25, 2020 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
HONOR SWIMMERS:  Brendan Hansen (USA), Michael Klim (AUS), Jon Sieben (AUS), Rebecca Soni (USA) and Daichi Suzuki (JPN); HONOR DIVER: Matthew Mitcham (AUS); HONOR SYNCHRONIZED (ARTISTIC) SWIMMER: Elvira Khasyanova (RUS); HONOR WATER POLO PLAYER: Mirko Vicevic (YUG); HONOR OPEN WATER SWIMMER: Marilyn Bell (CAN); HONOR COACH: Ursula Carlile (AUS) and David Marsh (USA);  HONOR CONTRIBUTORS: Bob Duenkel (USA) and Peter Hurzeler (SUI).
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RENOVATION OF ISHOF COMPLEX AS OF OCTOBER 1, 2019
The latest renovation photos. It looks like it is moving right along on schedule. The main competition pool that was built in 1965 has been demolished. (Sad for those who love history; wonderful for those who love progress!) Over half of the grandstands have been demolished. The gutter system on the east 50-meter pool has been removed to be replaced with a newer, better, more up to date system. And finally, all the pool deck around the original 50-meter pool has also been demolished. Stay tuned for more updates.
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TERRY BASSETT NAMED USA DIVING CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER 
BY USA DIVING | SEPT. 26, 2019
INDIANAPOLIS – USA Diving announced Thursday that Terry Bassett has been named the organization’s Chief Executive Officer. Bassett, who will begin his new role on October 1, will bring more than 20 years of management experience encompassing finance, marketing, operations and revenue generation.
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JOHN K. WILLIAMS JR. INTERNATIONAL ADAPTED AQUATICS AWARD WINNER JULIAN STEIN PASSED

Dr. Julian Stein passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2019. He was ISHOF’s 1999 John K. Williams Jr.International  Adapted Aquatics Award Winner.
Stein became known internationally for his contributions in the area of physical fitness for individuals with mental and physical disabilities. Devoted to his work for many years, the demand for his services took him around the world, speaking, writing, consulting and conducting workshops for professionals in the field.
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A SWIMMER SAVED BY WHAT SHE LOST
Tormented by pain, Paralympic athlete Morgan Stickney made the agonizing decision to have her second lower leg removed. The groundbreaking procedure may change the course of her life, and the future of amputations.
She is out of surgery, and the doctor was able to do everything he needed and wanted to do in order to give her the best quality of life.
 
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DR. JANE KATZ RECEIVES
MARQUIS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Marquis Who's Who is proud to honor it's most distinguished listees based on their career longevity, philanthropic endeavors and lasting contributions to society. Out of 1.5 million biographees, only a small percentage are selected for the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. Among that prestigious group, a handful are chosen to represent Marquis in the Wall Street Journal. Congratulations to one of those prestigious few,  Dr. Jane Katz!
 
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