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Ernst Vierkoetter

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Ernst Vierkoetter, inductee (Honor Swimmer) in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame
Ernst Vierkoetter, the Black Shark wearing axle grease
Ernst Vierkoetter with Canada's George Young
Ernst Vierkoetter with the Mayor of Toronto

Ernst Vierkoetter of Cologne, Germany was a German open water swimmer. Nicknamed the Black Shark, he was inducted in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame in 1978 as an Honor Swimmer.

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International Professional Swimmers Association[edit]

Vierkoetter was a member of the International Professional Swimmers Association founded in 1927 in New York City.

International Professional Swimmers Association[edit]

The International Professional Swimmers Association was an international association organized on 21 September 1927 at the Hotel McAlpin in Manhattan, New York with its headquarters in New York City. The Association planned to issue a monthly publication to authenticate and keep records of a professional swimming events and to foster swimming throughout the world as an international sport.

Its officers included:

Its Board of Governors consisted of:

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