Thursday, January 17, 2019

International Swimming Hall of Fame Announces 2019 Induction Class and 55th Annual Ceremony!

The International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) Induction Ceremony is shaping up to be a star-studded weekend with multiple events spread out over three days in beautiful Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  Make your plans now to attend the weekend of May 17-19, 2019! 

 ISHOF Members can purchase the Weekend Package and Save!

This year’s International Swimming Hall of Fame honorees include Swimmers: Jason Lezak (USA), Otylia Jedrzejczak (POL), Stephanie Rice (AUS), Britta Steffen (GER); Diver: Ting Li (CHN); Water Polo Player: Alessandro Campagna (ITA); Coach: Boris Popov (RUS);  Synchronized Swimmer: Olga Sedakova (RUS); Open Water Swimmer: Marcy MacDonald (USA); Contributor: Dr. Ferenc Salamon(HUN); and Pioneer: Alfred Nakache* (FRA).   
ISHOF will also present the 2019 Gold Medallion Award to Dr. Joseph B. MacInnis.  

Reserve your hotel rooms and purchase your tickets today! (See more details below including other hotel options.)

The Weekend Lineup

Friday, May 17th – Paragon & ISHOF Awards Night

Saturday, May 18th – Honoree Induction Day

Official 55th Annual International Swimming Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

  • Honor Swimmers

    Otylia Jedrzejczak (POL)
    Jason Lezak (USA)
    Stephanie Rice (AUS)
    Britta Steffen (GER)
  • Honor Water Polo Player

    Alessandro Campagna (ITA)
  • Honor Diver

    Ting Li (CHN)
  • Honor Synchronized Swimmer

    Olga Sedakova (RUS)
  • Honor Open Water Swimmer

    Marcy MacDonald (USA)
  • Honor Coach

    Boris Popov (RUS)
  • Honor Contributor

    Dr. Ferenc Salamon (HUN)
  • Honor Pioneer

    Alfred Nakache* (FRA)
  • Gold Medallion Recipient

    Dr. Joseph MacInnis

Sunday, May 19th – Remembrance Day

  • Memorial Service 10:30 AM – Non-Denominational Memorial Service on the Beach for those we lost in the past year – directly in front of ISHOF



  • Host Hotel: Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa

    Four and a half star upscale retreat with private beach access, two pools, four restaurants, full service spa and oceanside bar. Location
    of the Saturday evening induction ceremony. ¼ mile south of the International Swimming Hall of Fame.
  • Courtyard by Marriott Fort Lauderdale Beach

    • 440 Seabreeze Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316 (954) 524-8733
    • Special ISHOF Guest Rate of $169 per night
    • Please call 954 524-8733 and mention Swimming Hall of Fame Honoree Ceremony for the special Rate of $169.
For more hotel or ticket Information contact Meg Keller-Marvin / 570-594-4367
* Deceased