American Breaststroker Brendan Hansen Heading For International Swimming Hall of Fame Class of 2021
is a six-time Olympic medalist, and also a former world record-holder in both the 100 and 200m breaststroke events (long course).
He has won a total of 25 medals in major international competition; 18 gold, four silver, and three bronze – spanning the Olympic Games, the World Championships, and the Pan Pacific Championships. Hansen swam for ISHOF Coachat the University of Texas, 2001-2005, where he was a 16-time All-American and won 14 NCAA National Championships.
After his third Olympiad, at the conclusion of the 2012 Olympic Games, Hansen decided that it would be his final meet, retiring from the sport of swimming.
Come and meet Hansen in person and hear his incredible life story at the ISHOF Induction dinner on Saturday, April 17, 2021. Become an ISHOF Legacy Member and attend the ISHOF Induction Dinner for FREE. Can’t attend the event? Please consider donating to ISHOF, support Hansen and our other inspirational Honorees.
More about Brendan Hansen:
Hansen married college girlfriend and former swimmer,, and they have three little girls. They continue to reside in Austin and he currently works for USA Swimming as the Director of Team Services.
The International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) Induction Ceremony is shaping up to be a star-studded weekend with ISHOF Honoree and Sullivan Award Winner,, and double Olympic gold-medalist and everyone’s favorite Olympic swimming broadcaster, acting as co-emcees and hosts of the induction with multiple events spread out over two days in beautiful Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Make your plans now to attend the weekend of October 8-9, 2021! ISHOF Members can purchase the Complete Weekend Package (see below) and save! (Get info on membership here.) Can’t attend the event? Donate to ISHOF to support our honorees.
This year’s International Swimming Hall of Fame Honorees include:
In addition to the Class of 2020, two Honorees from the Class of 2019, who were unable to attend last year, will be present to be inducted.
Paragon & ISHOF Awards Night
Honoree Induction Day Luncheon – Meet Rowdy Gaines and go on a behind the scenes tour of the Aquatic Complex construction
Official 56th Annual International Swimming Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner
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.
3030 Holiday Drive, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316 (954) 525-4000
Special ISHOF Guest Rate of $259 per night
NOTE: RESORT FEE IS INCLUDED in the $259 rate
440 Seabreeze Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316 (954) 524-8733
Special ISHOF Guest Rate of $169 per night
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