World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year

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Annaleise Carr whose name was added to the plaque at Queen’s Royal Park in Ontario, Canada was selected as the 2012 World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year. Photo by Alamenciak of the Toronto Star
Pilar Geijo, 2011 World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year and World Champion
Anne Marie Ward, 2010 World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year at the United Nations, photo courtesy of Skip Storch
Poliana Okimoto, 2009 World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year and Olympian
Edith van Dijk, 2008 World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year and Olympian
noun - The World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year award is meant to honor the individual(s) who (1) best embodies the spirit of open water swimming, (2) possesses the sense of adventure, tenacity and perseverance that open water swimmers are known for, and (3) has most positively influenced the world of open water swimming during the year.

The World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year is awarded together with the World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year and the World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year and is presented by the World Open Water Swimming Association.

The 2010 World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year, World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year and the World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year ceremonies were held in the United Nations in New York City. The 2011 ceremonies were held on the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California.

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2011 World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year Nominees

1. Ana Marcela Cunha (Brazil) – World Marathon Swimming Champion
2. Pamela Dickson (New Zealand) – Lady of the Lake
3. Elizabeth Fry (USA) – Two Times Makes Double
4. Pat Gallant-Charette (USA) – Nursing Marathon Excellence
5. Pilar Geijo (Argentina) – World Professional Marathon Swimming Champion
6. Her Serene Highness The Princess of MonacoA Royal Supporter
7. Marcy MacDonald (USA) – Freestyling Foot Doctor
8. Angela Maurer (Germany) – Mother of Marathoners
9. Anna-Carin Nordin (Sweden) – Swedish Aloha In The Channels
10.Diana Nyad (USA) – Inspiration and Determination Redux
11.Penny Palfrey (Australia) – Marathon Swimmer Extraordinaire
12.Keri-Anne Payne (Great Britain) – World Champion and Olympic Favorite

2012 World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year Nominees

1. Ana Marcela Cunha (Brazil), World Professional Marathon Champion
2. Anna-Carin Nordin (Sweden), Oceans Seven Swimmer
3. Annaleise Carr (Canada), Young Marathon Swimmer
4. Catherine Vogt (USA), Dual Olympic Coach
5. Diana Nyad (USA), Xtreme Dreamer
6. Esther Nuñez Morera (Spain), Professional Marathon Swimming Champion
7. Grace van der Byl (USA), Marathon Record Breaker
8. Janel Jorgensen McArdle (USA), Swim Across America President
9. Julia Washbourne (Hong Kong), Eco-Swimming Aquapreneur
10. Karen Gaffney (USA), Swimming Philanthropist
11. Keri-Anne Payne (Great Britain), British Open Water Icon
12. Pat Gallant-Charette (USA), Channel Swimming Late Bloomer
13. Risztov Éva (Hungary), Olympic Champion
14. Shelley Taylor-Smith (Australia), Pioneering Administrator
15. Tina Neill (USA), San Clemente Channel Swimmer

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