30-year-old Indian swimmer Rohan Dattatrey More has been nominated to receive the ‘Honouree Swimmer’ Award from International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame (IMSHOF) in London, United Kingdom on the 31st March 2018.
Rohan More who started his first Marathon swimming at the age of 11 is the first swimmer from Asia and the youngest among the list of swimmers set to compete at the ‘Oceans Seven’ challenge. He works as a software engineer in Pune.
He is the 3rd Indian swimmer to receive this award after more than 30 years
- In 1956, Mihir Sen became the first person to receive this honour
- Taranath Shenoy received the honour in 1987
The Executive Chairman of IMSHOF committee, Ned Danison announced that Rohan More will be admitted in the class of 2018 as Honouree Swimmer in IMSHOF through the official Facebook page of IMSHOF and on IMSHOF website.
- The Indian Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports awarded Rohan with Tenzing Norgay Award
- Recently, he was awarded the National Adventure Award by Ram Nath Kovind, President of India.