Open Water

Swim Challenge Honors Olympic Gold Medalist, Benefits Clean Water

The Wild Bill Swim Challenge honors the late Dr. William “Bill” Yorzyk, 1956 Olympic gold medalist and advocate for environmental sustainability.

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Mexico Reveals Open Water Qualifiers For Worlds, World Juniors

Four swimmers have qualified to represent Mexico in open water in Budapest, but only two are confirmed to be competing due to a lack of economic support.

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Paltrinieri Wins Men’s Race, Szimcsak Stuns Women’s Field At LEN Open Water Cup

European champ Gregorio Paltrinieri claimed its first win in the 2022 edition of the LEN Open Water Cup after two bronze medal finish in the previous legs.

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Toby Robinson, Hector Pardoe To Represent Great Britain At Worlds In Open Water

Both athletes will take part in the Men’s 10km event, while Pardoe will also race the 25km event the following day.

LEN Open Water Cup Preview: Paltrinieri Seeks Repeat Win In Alghero

Italian superstar Gregorio Paltrinieri won the Piombino and Alghero stops back-to-back last year, but has yet to reach the top of the podium in 2022.

France’s Velly, Germany’s Beck Claim Wins At Leg 2 of LEN Open Water Cup

17-year-old Frenchman Sacha Velly emerged over an experienced field in the men’s race, while Leonie Beck topped the women by eight seconds.

Coppa Len 2022: Guidi E Bruni Argento, Gabbrielleschi e Paltrinieri Bronzo

I podi e i risultati della 10 km maschile e femminile nelle acque di Piombino, dove si è svolta la seconda tappa di Coppa Len 2022.

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Rasovszky, Cassignol Eye Repeat Victories At Second Leg Of LEN Open Water Cup

Both victors of the season opener, Hungary’s Kristof Rasovszky and France’s Oceane Cassignol will be on board for another win in Piombino, Italy.

USA Swimming Names New Open Water National Team

The team was decided based on results from the 2022 Open Water National Championships 10K, which took place April 1 in Fort Myers Beach, Fla.

Man Dies Shortly After Completing 23 km Swim Across Cook Strait

Nick Hobson, 41, died shortly after completing the 23 km Cook Strait swim in New Zealand.

Taking 5 With Brennan Gravley: The Brothers Gravley In The Open Sea Part II

Part II of The Brothers Gravley In The Open Sea features a conversation with Brennan on his open water performances and training at the University of Florida.

USA Swimming Names 12 To World Junior Open Water Championship Roster

After winning the event at U.S. Nationals, Katie Grimes will compete in the 7.5K at the World Junior Open Water Championships in early September.

Taking 5 With Dylan Gravley: The Brothers Gravley In The Open Sea

A conversation with Dylan Gravley on his performance at nationals, his open water acumen, and some advice for fellow swimmers attempting open water.

23 Swimmers Notch Names on National Team Rosters at 2022 U.S. OW Nationals

Results from Open Water Nationals and Junior Nationals in Florida finalized the 2022 U.S. Open Water National Team and World Junior Championships rosters.

16-Year-Old Katie Grimes Completes Sandpipers Sweep of Junior National 7.5k

Tokyo Olympian Katie Grimes followed up her National 10k win on Friday by taking home gold in the Junior National 7.5k with a substantial lead over the field