Open Water

Cate Campbell Set To Race Open Water In Annual Sydney Harbour Tradition

Cate Campbell’s interest in open water has officially been piqued, as the 27-year-old Olympian announced she has entered another non-pool aquatic event.

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Priscott & Pugh Earn Oceanic C’ships Berths With NZL Open Water Wins

Catch-up on open water news from the New Zealand Championships, which wrapped up over the weekend, rendering two berths for the Oceania Championships.

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Swimmer Natalie du Toit Among Most Inspirational Moments of Last 20 Years

Laureus Sporting for Good has opened a vote for its most inspirational sporting moment of the last 20 years, including swimming Natalie du Toit.

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Gregorio Paltrinieri Vince La 7,5 Km A Belo Horizonte, Sanzullo Terzo

Al termine dei Campionati Italiani Invernali Open disputati a Riccione dal 12 al 14 Dicembre Gregorio Paltrinieri è volato in Brasile, a Belo Horizonte.

2019 Swammy Awards: Female Open Water Swimmer of the Year Ana Marcela Cunha

2019 was a golden year for Brazilian open water swimmer Ana Marcela Cunha, who is now a 3-time Swammy Award winner.

2019 Swammy Awards: Male Open Water Swimmer of the Year Florian Wellbrock

The power in men’s open water swimming lies almost entirely in Europe right now, and Germany’s Fabrian Wellbrock made history in 2019.

FINA Expands Open Water World Series to 11 Stops in 2020

After an 8-stop series in 2018 and a 9-stop series in 2019, FINA will host 11 stops in the 2020 Marathon Swimming World Series, including Hong Kong (above).

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Fish Out of Water: The SwimSwam Podcast, Episode 5: Becca Mann

Becca Mann is a swimmer, a writer, and a filmmaker who took on one of the most grueling swims in history earlier this year, swimming for 21 straight hours.

Three-Time Olympian Steph Horner Wins Double at Barbados Open Water Festival

When the curtain came down on the 8th Barbados Open Water Festival, it was the Canadians who had claimed the lion share of medals in the four races

Catherine Kase to Repeat as U.S. Olympic Open Water Head Coach in 2020

Kase, associate head coach at USC, served as the United States’ open water head coach at Rio 2016 as well as for four FINA World Championships.

Extraordinary Swim Year Concludes with Barbados Open Water Festival

It’s been a landmark year for open water swimming in Barbados. The Barbados Aquatic Sports Association (BASA) successfully hosted two major regional meets .

International Swimming Hall of Fame Announces 13-Member Class of 2020

Rebecca Soni, the back-to-back Olympic breaststroke champion in 2008 and 2012, is one of 5 swimmers inducted into the ISHOF class of 2020.

OW Swimmer Kareena Lee First Aussie Woman Nominated For 2020 Olympic Team

25-year-old Kareena Lee of the Sunshine Coast has been announced as the first female nominated to Australia’s 2020 Olympic team.

Warm Waters Mar Open Water Races at First Ever World Beach Games

28 men and 28 women competed in the Open Water competition at the first World Beach Games in Doha, Qatar in warm conditions on Sunday.

Swimming Canada Joins US in Withdrawing Swimmers from 2019 Beach Games

Canada has joined the United States in withdrawing its athletes from open water competition at the 2019 ANOC Beach Games (above – Eric Hedlin)

Hong Kong Harbor Race Latest Sporting Event Canceled Due To Political Unrest

The annual Hong Kong Harbor open water race is the latest sporting event to be canceled as a result of the ongoing policial unrest taking place in the city.

Haley Anderson and Ashley Twichell Withdraw from Inaugural Beach Games

Haley Anderson (above), a 2-time World Champion over 5 kilometers, and Ashley Twichell have withdrawn from the inaugural Beach Games due to safety concerns.

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