Aaron Peirsol, Camille Muffat, Bob Bowman Honoured In Hall of Fame Class Of 2016

Aaron Peirsol, Camille Muffat and Bob Bowman will enter the Hall of Fame a little later than the ceremony that cannot now take place in June - all images by Patrick B. Kraemer

One of the all-time greats of backstroke, Aaron Peirsol (USA), three times and Olympic champion over 100 and 200m and a podium placer with silver at the age of 17 on his Games debut at Sydney 2000, and Camille Muffat (FRA), the Olympic 400m freestyle champion who lost her life in a helicopter crash early this year, are among the Class of 2016 honourees bound for International Swimming Hall of Fame induction; Coach Bob Bowman, mentor to Michael Phelps, also makes the cut for the Class of 2016

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One of the all-time greats of backstroke, Aaron Peirsol (USA), three times and Olympic champion over 100 and 200m and a podium placer with silver at the age of 17 on his Games debut at Sydney 2000, and Camille Muffat (FRA), the Olympic 400m freestyle champion who lost her life in a helicopter crash early this year, are among the Class of 2016 honourees bound for International Swimming Hall of Fame induction; Coach Bob Bowman, mentor to Michael Phelps, also makes the cut for the Class of 2016

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