The International Swimming Hall of Fame announced the 17 honorees who will enter as the Class of 2017.

The new members are an international mix of athletes and professionals who have contributed to a variety of aquatic sports. The class consists of swimmers Alain Bernard (FRA), Ian Crocker (USA), Leisel Jones (AUS), Laure Manaudou (FRA), Wu Chuanyu (CHN), Takeshi "Halo" Hirose (USA), and Georges Vallerey, Jr. (FRA); open water swimmers Maarten Van Der Weijden (NED) and Walter Poenisch (USA); divers Laura Wilkinson (USA) and Zhang Xiuwei (CHN); water polo players Osvaldo Codaro (ARG), Andras Bodnar (HUN), and Bridgette Gusterson (AUS); synchronized swimmer Anastasia Davydova (RUS); coach Dick Jochums (USA ), and contributor/photojournalist Heinz Kluetmeier (USA) .

The inductees will be honored at ceremonies that will be held August 25-27 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.