2007 International Swimming Hall of Fame HonoreesSwimmers
Penny Heyns of South Africa
Amy van Dyken of the USA
Sun Shuwei of China
Mikako Kotani of Japan
Water Polo Player
Manuel Estiarte of Spain
Water Polo Coach
Ratko Rudic representing Yugoslavia, Italy, USA and Croatia
Synchronized Swimming Coach
Debbie Muir from Canada
Bob Helmick of the USA (posthumously)
Sydney Battersby of Great Britain (posthumously)
These nine honorees will be joined by a Gold Medallion recipient (yet to be confirmed).
The criteria for selection include:
- No participating swimmer shall be chosen unless retired from competition at least four years, or at least one Olympic quadrennial. "Swimmer" and "Swimming" refer to swimmers, divers, water polo players and synchronized swimmers. A swimmer's international career record is of most importance.
- A coach must have a significant international record and have been coaching at least 25 years.
- A contributor must have been in swimming not less than 25 years and have had a significant international impact.
- Milestones: Achievements and innovations that have had a profound effect on swimming and/or its administration should be recorded.