World Aquatics Announces Egypt Aquatics Festival For May 2023
The multi-aquatics event will bring together World Cup events in artistic swimming and open water while also featuring a beach water polo tournament.
Van Rouwendaal Captures First Midmar Mile Open Water Title
Dutch Olympic champion Sharon van Rouwendaal took on her first Midmar Mile open water swim, capturing gold in South Africa.
Olympian Michelle Weber Relishes Midmar Mile Return After English Channel Crossing
Weber won the elite women’s title at the aQuellé Midmar Mile in 2016 and 2021 and believes that having swum the race since she was a child gives her an edge.
Chile’s Bárbara Hernández Swims World Record-Breaking 2.5k in Antarctic Ocean
Hernández broke the world record for the longest Antarctic swim in under 46 minutes to raise awareness for the protection of the Antarctic Ocean.
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Lee Tops Sloman In Thrilling Men’s 5K at Aussie Open Water Championships
The 2023 Australian Open Water Championships concluded today with a thrilling finish in the men’s 5k event leaving Kyle Lee with his first national title.
North Coast Mixed Open Water Relay Takes Gold At Aussie Championships
Catch up on the mixed relay action from the 2023 Australian Open Water Championships taking place at Busselton Jetty, Western Australia.
Olympic Champion Van Rouwendaal Set To Take On Midmar Mile
Dutch Olympic champion Sharon van Rouwendaal is headed to the 50th edition of the Midmar Mile taking place in South Africa next month.
Nick Sloman, Chelsea Gubecka Snare 10k Wins At Aussie OW Championships
The 2023 Australian Open Water Championships kicked off today in Western Australia, with Nick Sloman & Chelsea Gubecka taking center stage.
Path To Paris For Aussie Open Water Swimmers Begins In Busselton
The 2023 Ocean Swim Festival and Australian Open Water Championships gets underway Wednesday in Western Australia’s picturesque South West region.
27 Hours Later, 15-Year-Old Maya Merhige Becomes Youngest to Swim 28-Mile Kaiwi Channel
Maya Merhige, 15, completed the 28-mile journey from Molokai Island to Oahu in 27 hours and 33 minutes on Thursday night.
2022 Swammy Awards: Open Water Female Swimmer of The Year – Ana Marcela Cunha
With her 5th World Champs title in the 25k, Brazil’s Ana Marcela Cunha has arguably established herself as the best female open water swimmer in history.
2022 Swammy Awards: Open Water Male Swimmer of The Year – Gregorio Paltrinieri
The 2022 Swammy for Male Open Water Swimmer of the Year goes to Italy’s Gregorio Paltrinieri, the gold medalist in the 10k event at the World Championships.
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