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United States Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame

Coordinates: 38°49′58″N 104°49′25″W / 38.8328°N 104.8235°W / 38.8328; -104.8235
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The United States Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame[1] is an honor roll of the top American Olympic and Paralympic athletes headquartered at the United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum, opened in April 2020 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.[2]

The Hall of Fame was established by the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee in 1979; the first members were inducted in 1983. Between 1992 and 2003, the Hall of Fame went dormant, with no induction of new members. In 2004, the honor was revived, and continued in 2005 when the Class of 2006 was selected.

The current process for selecting inductees is two-staged. Fifteen finalists are selected by a nominating committee consisting of athletes, members of the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame, historians and USOC representatives. The inductees were then selected based on online voting at www.usolympicteam.com, with a requirement to select five individual athletes, one team, one Paralympian and one coach. When the inductees are announced, a veteran and a "special contributor" are also included.

As of 2022, total membership has been brought to 119 Olympians and Paralympians, 11 teams, five coaches, 10 veterans, 19 contributors and two Olive Branch award inductees.

Inducted as individuals[edit]

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Inducted as contributors[edit]

Olive Branch Award[edit]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee announces U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame, class of 2019" (Press release). USOPC. September 23, 2019. Archived from the original on November 14, 2019.
  2. ^ "Olympic & Paralympic Museum on the Horizon in COS". Visit Colorado Springs. Retrieved 2020-01-15.

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