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Swimming World's - WORLD SWIMMERS OF THE YEAR

Year Women Men
2005 Leisel Jones, AUS
Grant Hackett, AUS
2004 Yana Klochkova, UKR Michael Phelps, USA
2003 Hannah Stockbauer, GER Michael Phelps, USA
2002 Natalie Coughlin, USA Ian Thorpe, AUS
2001 Inge De Bruijn, NED Ian Thorpe, AUS
2000 Inge De Bruijn, NED Pieter van den Hoogenband, NED
1999 Penny Heyns, RSA Ian Thorpe, AUS
1998 Jenny Thompson, USA Ian Thorpe, AUS
1997 Claudia Poll, CRC Michael Klim, Aus
1996 Penny Heyns, RSA Denis Pankratov, RUS
1995 Kristina Egerszegi, HUN Denis Pankratov, RUS
1994 Samantha Riley, AUS Kieren Perkins, AUS
1993 Franziska Van Almsick, GER Karoly Guttler, HUN
1992 Kristina Egerszegi, HUN Egveni Sadovyi, URS
1991 Kristina Egerszegi, HUN Tamas Darnyi, HUN
1990 Janet Evans, USA Mike Barrowman, USA
1989 Janet Evans, USA Mike Barrowman, USA
1988 Kristin Otto, GDR Matt Biondi, USA
1987 Janet Evans, USA Tamas Darnyi, HUN
1986 Kristin Otto, GDR Matt Biondi, USA
1985 Mary T. Meagher, USA Michael Gross, FRG
1984 Kristin Otto, GDR Alex Baumann, CAN
1983 Ute Geweniger, GDR Rick Carey, USA
1982 Petra Schneider, GDR Vladimir Salnikov, URS
1981 Mary T. Meagher, USA Alex Baumann, CAN
1980 Petra Schneider, GDR Rowdy Gaines, USA
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Swimming World's - AMERICAN SWIMMERS OF THE YEAR

Year Women Men
2005 Katie Hoff, USA Aaron Peirsol, USA
2004 Amanda Beard Michael Phelps
2003 Amanda Beard Michael Phelps
2002 Natalie Coughlin Michael Phelps
2001 Natalie Coughlin Michael Phelps
2000 Brooke Bennett Tom Dolan /
Lenny Krayzelburg
1999 Jenny Thompson Lenny Krayzelburg
1998 Jenny Thompson Lenny Krayzelburg
1997 Kristine Quance Lenny Krayzelburg
1996 Amy Van Dyken Men's 400 meter Medley Relay team
1995 Amy Van Dyken Tom Dolan
1994 Allison Wagner Tom Dolan
1993 Jenny Thompson Eric Namesnik
1992 Summer Sanders Mike Barrowman
1991 Janet Evans Mike Barrowman
1990 Janet Evans Mike Barrowman
1989 Janet Evans Mike Barrowman
1988 Janet Evans Matt Biondi
1987 Janet Evans Dave Wharton
1986 Betsy Mitchell Matt Biondi
1985 Mary T. Meagher Matt Biondi
1984 Tracy Caulkins Pablo Morales
1983 Tiffany Cohen Rick Carey
1982 Tracy Caulkins Steve Lundquist
1981 Tracy Caulkins Craig Beardsley
1980 Tracy Caulkins Mike Bruner
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Swimming World's - EUROPEAN SWIMMERS OF THE YEAR

Year Women Men
2005 Otylia Jedrzejczak, POL Laszlo Cseh, HUN
2004 Yana Klochkova, UKR Pieter van den Hoogenband, NED
2003 Hannah Stockbauer, GER Alex Popov, RUS
2002 Franziska van Almsick, GER Pieter van den Hoogenband, NED
2001 Inge de Bruijn, NED Roman Sloudnov, RUS
2000 Inge de Bruijn, NED Pieter van den Hoogenband, NED
1999 Inge de Bruijn, NED Pieter van den Hoogenband, NED
1998 Agnes Kovacs, HUN Denis Silantiev, UKR
1997 Agnes Kovacs, HUN Emiliano Brembilla, ITA
1996 Michele Smith, IRL Denis Pankratov, RUS
1995 Kristina Egerszegi, HUN Denis Pankratov, RUS
1994 Franziska van Almsick, GER Alex Popov, RUS
1993 Franziska van Almsick, GER Karoly Guttler, HUN
1992 Kristina Egerszegi, HUN Egveni Sadovyi, URS
1991 Kristina Egerszegi, HUN Tamas Darnyi, HUN
1990 Kristina Egerszegi, HUN Adrian Moorhouse, GBR
1989 Anke Mohring, GDR Giorgio Lamberti, ITA
1988 Kristin Otto, GDR Tamas Darnyi, HUN
1987 Silke Horner, GDR Tamas Darnyi, HUN
1986 Kristin Otto, GDR Michael Gross FRG
1985 Silke Horner, GDR Michael Gross, FRG
1984 Kristin Otto, GDR Michael Gross, FRG
1983 Ute Geweniger, GDR Michael Gross, FRG
1982 Cornelia Sirch, GDR Michael Gross, FRG
1981 Ute Geweniger, GDR Sandor Wladar, HUN
1980 Petra Schneider, GDR Vladimir Salnikov, URS
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Swimming World's - PACIFIC RIM SWIMMERS OF THE YEAR

Year Women Men
2005 Leisel Jones, AUS Grant Hackett, AUS
2004 Jodie Henry, AUS Ian Thorpe, AUS
2003 Leisel Jones, AUS Kosuke Kitajima, JPN
2002 Petria Thomas, AUS Ian Thorpe, AUS
2001 Petria Thomas, AUS Ian Thorpe, AUS
2000 Susie O'Neill, AUS Ian Thorpe, AUS
1999 Susie O'Neill, AUS Ian Thorpe, AUS
1998 Susie O'Neill, AUS Ian Thorpe, AUS
1997 Samantha Riley, AUS Michael Klim, AUS
1996 Le Jingyi, CHN Danyon Loader, NZL
1995 Susie O'Neill, AUS Scott Miller, AUS
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Swimming World's - WORLD DISABLED SWIMMERS OF THE YEAR

Year Women Men
2005 Erin Popovich, USA Benoit Huot, CAN
2003 Danielle Watts, UK Sergei Punko, BEL


Swimming World's - AFRICAN SWIMMERS OF THE YEAR

Year Women Men
2005 Kristy Coventry, ZIM Roland Shoeman, RSA
2004 Kristy Coventry, ZIM Roland Shoeman, RSA


Swimming World's - OPEN WATER SWIMMERS OF THE YEAR

Year Women Men
2005 Edith van Dijk, NED Thomas Lurz, GDR
Chip Peterson, USA
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