PHOTO | Great honor: Evgeniy Pop Acev admitted to the International "Hall of Fame"

Photo: Evgenij Pop Acev / FB

Macedonian marathon runner, Evgenij Pop Acev has been inducted into the International "Hall of Fame" in marathon swimming which is certainly a huge recognition.

Pop Acev was accepted as an honorary swimmer in the class of 2024, and of course he was very pleased with this recognition.

It is a great honor and privilege to be in the "Hall of Fame" of marathon swimming, among the greatest names in the history of world swimming. I am especially happy and proud that by doing what I love most and swimming for Macedonia, I contributed and left a mark in the world of marathon swimming. I am very grateful for the nomination, for the selection and for the great recognition from such a large world organization, as well as to everyone who has been a part of my swimming career and supported me in the past 20 years," said Pop Acev.

Throughout his career, Pop Acev has had great success and won many marathons, and managed to become a three-time world champion in 2015, 2017 and 2019.

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