Open Water


The Nautica United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) National Lifeguard Championships kicked off in Daytona Beach, Fla., Wednesday with the National…

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Swim Barbabos and Learn How Life Was Perfected There

Swimming News courtesy of Swim Barbados If you google Barbados you will find phrases such as this: “Life didn’t begin…

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Delia Salomon: English Channel Crossing 2.0

Courtesy of Claire Forrest Delia Salomon decided she wanted to swim the English Channel in eighth grade, after completing a…


25k Winner Ruffini Proposes To Girlfriend On World Champs Podium

After winning the gold in the 25k at FINA World Champs yesterday, Italian Simone Ruffini proposed to his girlfriend on the podium.


Simone Ruffini Overcomes Stomach Issues to Win Men’s 25KM Race

In a post-race interview after winning the men’s 25k on Saturday at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Italian Simone…

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Ruffini and Cunha Take 25 km Event in Kazan

Italian Simone Ruffini and Brazilian Ana Marcela Cunha won the 25 km open water event in Kazan…

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USA 1st Overall in Team Open Water Scores at FINA World Championships

While the swimmers did well individually, they also excelled in the team scoring. Team USA had the highest overall team score of the World Championships.

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USOC Looking Into Rio Water Pollution Reports

The USOC is collecting data about water quality and information through other relevant federations and the Olympic Organizing Committee.

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Rhéaume Leads Quebec Brigade at Open Water Races

Rhéaume completed the course at Lac-Beauport in 1:17:30. That was her 3rd distance victory, as she also won the 14-year-old girls 800-m and 1,500-m freestyle golds during the indoor portion of the meet.

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Brazilian open water coach fractures arm in Kazan athlete village fall

Brazilian open water coach Eduardo Santos has a fractured humerus after falling in the athletes village at the FINA World Championships.

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AP: Waterborne Viruses A Major Concern In Rio 2016 Olympic Waters

These viruses are known to cause respiratory and digestive illness, including explosive diarrhea and vomiting, but can lead to more serious heart, brain and other diseases.


Germany Dominates the Mixed 5 km Team Event

Germany took the gold in the mixed 5 km team event finishing 16 seconds ahead of the field….


National Lifeguard Championships takeover Daytona Beach August 5th

The Nautica United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) National Lifeguard Championships will be held in Daytona Beach, Fla., with more than…

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Muller Wins the Women’s 10 km world title in Kazan

Aurelie Muller of France won the women’s 10 km world title, qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games.


Brazil Qualifies Two Open Water Swimmers For Home Olympic Games

The 2016 Olympic host country can celebrate this morning after Ana Marcela Cunha and Poliana Okimoto Cintra both finished in the top 10 of the women’s open water 10K.

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