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Beth Yudovin

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Phil Hauser, Jay Burbank and David Plumb with Beth Yudovin sitting at the David Yudovin memorial bench (a bas relief carved in mahogany) in East Village, in Cambria, California
Beth Yudovin

Beth Yudovin is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, a position she accepted after the untimely passing of her husband, David Yudovin, then IMSHOF Chairman, and a world-renowned open water swimmer. Since they met in 1983 Beth contributed to David’s endeavors as his coach, logistics planner, crew member, and primary supporter— traveling the world, looking for and conquering remote, intriguing channels in the ocean waters.

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Now she continues his legacy by volunteering her support and time to the administrative and organizational aspects of international open water swimming. Beth is an avid sports woman with a love of swimming, walking and bike riding. She continues to support her local community in Cambria, California and the local Open Water swimmers of Santa Barbara and Catalina Island.


She received the Dale Petranech Award for Services to the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in the Class of 2020.

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