The International Swimming Hall of Fame Newsletter
2010 Yearbook
ISHOF Induction Weekend
St. Patrick Day Parade
Chinese Delegation at ISHOF
Member News


cover 2010 YB

The 2010 Yearbook has been shipped.  If you are a dues paying member, you should be receiving it soon. We think it's the best ever and hope you agree.  

Visitors to the Hall
ISHOF honoree Shane Gould and her husband.

 shane gould


Eric Lahmy
ISHOF Selection Committe Member Eric Lahmy and family.
Eugenio & Marta Alminero - Cuban Olympic water Polo Player 

April 2011

Join us May 5-8 For ISHOF Induction Weekend

Join Florida Governor Rick Scott, Prince Albert II of Monaco, Rowdy Gaines, Donna DeVarona, Illusionist David Blaine, Aaron Piersol, Ryan Lochte, the class of 2011 and many more, in Fort Lauderdale May 5-8, for Hall of Fame Weekend. It will be a great time, made even better by your attendance! 
And if you come, don't forget to bring your suit.

For more information click here.

For invitation, click here. 

St. Patrick Day Parade
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Bob Duenkel decorated his truck for the Annual Fort lauderdale St. Patrick's Day Parade.  ISHOF volunteers passed out over 1500 flyers promoting the Centennial Celebration of the Beach and the swimming and diving events surrounding the May Honoree Induction Ceremony.


Chinese Delegation at ISHOF


The International Swimming Hall of Fame is partnering with the Shanghai Sports Administration and Shanghai Sports Museum to create an Exhibition on the history of Olympic Swimming for the 14th FINA World Swimming Championships that will take place this summer, July 16 - 30, 2011 at the new Oriental Sports Center, in Shanghai.  (Website for the World Championships:

In preparation for the World Championships, the Chinese National Diving Team - the best team in the world - will be in Fort Lauderdale for training April 26 through May 4 and will be competing in the AT&T / USA Diving Grand Prix, May 5 - 8, at the International Swimming Hall of Fame.

Left to right:  Bruce Wigo, wife Janet Lowe, Slenda Chan, 

Ms. Zhang Liming, Deputy Secretary General of Shanghai Sports Federation, Mr. Wang Fangjie, Deputy Director of the Preparatory Office of Shanghai Sports Museum, Ms. Zhou Yun, Translator of Shanghai Sports Federation

Member News


Jane Katz Will Become 10th Swimmer to be Enshrined, Joining Mark Spitz, Dara Torres, Jason Lezak & 6 Other Greats of the Sport


NEW YORK, March 9, 2011- Jane Katz, a world class swimmer for more than 50 years who at age 67 continues to win championships around the world, will be among eight inductees into the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and Museum on March 27. Katz will join nine other swimmers - including Mark Spitz, Dara Torres and Jason Lezak - in the Hall, as well as a roster of Jewish sports luminaries including Sandy Koufax, Hank Greenberg, Red Auerbach and Howard Cosell. The ceremony will take place starting at 10:30am at the Museum, which is located in the Suffolk Y Jewish Community Center in Commack , NY .