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The Top 16 Swimming Stories of 2016

The New Year is upon us! So we at SwimSwam are wrapping up our 2016 Swammy Awards with a look back at the 16 biggest stories of the year 2016.


Simone Manuel Becomes First Black Woman To Win Olympic Swimming Gold

American Simone Manuel pulled a shocking upset in the 100 free to become the first black woman ever to win an Olympic gold medal in swimming.


Anne Warner Cribbs named the 2015 ISHOF Gold Medallion Recipient

The Gold Medallion is ISHOF’s most prestigious honor and it will be presented at the 51st Annual Hall of Fame En- shrinement ceremonies at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, California.

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International Swimming Hall of Fame Announces The Class Of 2015

Camillo Cametti, of Verona, Italy, Chairman of ISHOF’s International Selection Committee: “This year’s class of 13 athletes, coaches and contributors represents four aquatic disciplines (swimming, diving, swimming and water polo) from ten different nations.”

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