Maarten Van Der Weijden & His Conquering Cancer Campaign Head To The Hall of Fame

Maarten Van Der Weijden - Beijing 2008 gold - courtesy of ISHOF

The International Swimming Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017 will be graced by Dutchman Maarten Van Der Heijden almost a decade beyond Beijing 2008 Olympic gold in the inaugural 10km marathon after he won the fight of his life and conquered cancer on the way to a sporting comeback at the outset of a new era for open water swimming. Read the report filed on the day hope turned to glory, Orange to Gold

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The International Swimming Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017 will be graced by Dutchman Maarten Van Der Heijden almost a decade beyond Beijing 2008 Olympic gold in the inaugural 10km marathon after he won the fight of his life and conquered cancer on the way to a sporting comeback at the outset of a new era for open water swimming. Read the report filed on the day hope turned to glory, Orange to Gold

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