Marjorie Anderson inducted into MISHOF as part of Class of 2019
MARJORIE ANDERSON (CANADA) SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING
The Masters International Swimming Hall of Fame (MISHOF) is
proud to announce that Marjorie Anderson, will be inducted into the Masters International Swimming Hall of
Fame as a member of the Class
of 2019 during the MISHOF Induction ceremonies in St. Louis, MO, on Friday
evening, September 13, 2019, to be held in conjunction with the United States
Aquatic Sports convention.
Anderson began to compete in Provincial Masters competitions, followed by
national and finally, International competitions. Her first international competition was in
the very first World Masters Games, held in Toronto in 1985 where she struck
gold in the team event. When the FINA
World Championships were held in Montreal in 1994, she went and conquered with
a gold in duet and two silvers, in solo and team. Anderson has been a fixture at or near the
top of the standings at FINA Worlds and Canadian Nationals ever since.
has attended eight FINA Masters World Championships between the years
1994-2017, winning 18 medals, eight gold, silver and one bronze. She has also won numerous medals at the
Canadian National Championships.
will be inducted as part of a group of nine (9) outstanding individuals that
will be inducted at MISHOF’s annual ceremony. The event will be held at the
Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch in conjunction with the 2019 United States
Aquatic Sports Convention.
prestigious MISHOF class of 2019 includes five swimmers, one diver, one
synchronized swimmer, one water polo player and one contributor, from five (5)
different countries: the USA, Canada, Lithuania, Brazil and Japan:
INDUCTEES: CAROLINE KRATTLI (USA), SATOKO TAKEUJI (JPN), RICK COLELLA
(USA), ROWDY GAINES (USA) and WILLARD LAMB (USA); DIVER INDUCTEE: ASTA
GIRDAUSKIENE (LIT), SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMER INDUCTEE: MARJORIE ANDERSON
(CAN), WATER POLO PLAYER INDUCTEE: JOAO MEIRELLES (BRA), CONTRIBUTOR
INDUCTEE: JIM MILLER (USA)
event is open to the public and free of charge.
purpose of the MISHOF is to promote a healthy lifestyle, lifelong fitness and
participation in adult aquatic programs by recognizing the achievements of
individuals who serve as an example for others. To be considered, honorees must
have participated in Masters programs through at least four different masters
age groups and are qualified by an objective point system based on world
records, world top 10 rankings and World Championship performances. The MISHOF
is a division of the International Swimming Hall of Fame, in Fort Lauderdale,
Florida. For more information, please visit: www.ishof.org
The International Swimming Hall of Fame, Inc. (ISHOF), established in 1965, is a not-for-profit educational organization located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. It was first recognized by FINA, the International Olympic Committee’s recognized governing body for the aquatic sports, in 1968. ISHOF’s mission is to collaborate with aquatic organizations worldwide to preserve, educate and celebrate history, showcase events, share cultures, and increase participation in aquatic sports.
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