Open Water

FINA’s Open Water World Cup and Grand Prix circuits open this weekend

The 2015 series of FINA’s two major open water swimming circuits debut this weekend.

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Van den Hoogenband: A disturbing look at pollution in the waters of the Rio Olympics site

Three-time Olympic champ Pieter van den Hoogenband posted a picture of a man standing on a board in the middle of a heavily-polluted Brazilian waterway where Olympic events will be held in a little more than a year.

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Andrew Gemmell, Sharon van Rouwendaal Win Swim The Swan in Australia

Andrew Gemmell (above) earned $17,000 at the top finisher in the men’s 10km race at the Swim the Swan event in Perth, Australia.

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2nd Annual Crippen Cup 10k Trying To Make a Statement About UAE Hosting

The 2nd annual Crippen 10km International Cup has a special mission: to give open water swimmers a domestic alternative to the UAE open water World Cup stop in the UAE.

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US Open Water Nats slated for April in Miromar Lakes, Florida

The United States Open Water National Championships come early this year, taking place on April 24th and 16th in Miromar Lakes, Florida.

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2016 Olympic Marathon Swim Qualifier Returning to Setubal, Portugal

Ous Mellouli (above), the defending Olympic champion in the 10km marathon swim, had to come through the last-chance Olympic qualifier meet to get his shot at gold in 2012.

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Barbados Open Water Festival Featured Video

World Champion and Olympian Alex Meyer won the open water event. See results here.

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Virtual Frogman Challenge, A Navy SEAL Foundation Event hosted by The Tampa Bay Frogman Swim

The Tampa Bay Frogman Swim traces its roots to raising funds and awareness for a SEAL officer severely injured in September 2009 while serving in Afghanistan.

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Olympian Alex Kostich wins his 16th Coral Reef Swim in St. Croix

All of the proceeds from the race are donated to The Nature Conservancy to protect the coral reefs surrounding the island which provide the backdrop for the race.

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Two Years After Positive Test, Johndry Segovia Ramos Learns His Doping Sentence

On October 10th, the FINA Doping Panel composed of Robert Fox, William Bock, and Toshiro Ueyanagi finally handed out a…

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World Champion Alex Meyer Wins in Barbados

Swimming News courtesy of Swim Barbados World champion, Alex Meyer, swam to victory in the 5km race of the 3rd…

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Chloe McCardel Readmitted to Hospital After Record-Breaking Bahamas Swim

29-year old Australian Chloe McCardel has been readmitted to a hospital to continue deal with the effects of jelly-fish stings…

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The RCP Tiburon Mile Returns to Action Sept 20th 2015

RCP Events is pleased to announce the date for the 15th RCP Tiburon Mile, which will be held on September 20, 2015. Registration is now OPEN, please go to our website at www.rcptiburonmile.com or register directly at www.active.com.

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Chloe McCardel Completes 128-Kilometer Unaided Swim Across Bahamas

Australian open water marathon swimmer Chloe McCardel has broken the World Record for the longest non-current-assisted, continuous, open-water solo swim in…

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Allan do Carmo and Ana Marcela Cunha capture FINA World Cup Titles

The FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup 2014 wrapped up on October 18 in Hong Kong following the eighth and final race of the season. The action-packed race featured close finishes among both men and women.

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