It’s been a landmark year for open water swimming in Barbados. The Barbados Aquatic Sports Association (BASA) successfully hosted two major regional meets .
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.
25-year-old Kareena Lee of the Sunshine Coast has been announced as the first female nominated to Australia’s 2020 Olympic team.
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.
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Canada has joined the United States in withdrawing its athletes from open water competition at the 2019 ANOC Beach Games (above – Eric Hedlin)
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Haley Anderson (above), a 2-time World Champion over 5 kilometers, and Ashley Twichell have withdrawn from the inaugural Beach Games due to safety concerns.
After taking a year off, the RCP Tiburon Mile is excited to announce that entries are open for the 18th Annual RCP Tiburon Mile Open Water Swim on October 10.
International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame swimmer Yuko Matsuzaki will attempt to swim for 24 hours against the Endless Pools® swim current.
Dutchman Ferry Weertman and Italian Arianna Birdi won the final leg of the Marathon World Series in Chun’An, China, wrapping a nine-stop tour.
Open Water: Rachele Bruni Conquista Il Titolo FINA World Series 2019. Arianna Bridi conquista l’oro nella nona ed ultima tappa della serie
Twichell and Anderson, the two female representatives for the United States in open water at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, will also race at the 2019 Beach Games.
Japan’s Open Water Championships took place over the weekend, with potential Tokyo 2020 qualification berths on the line for the men’s and women’s 10k.
Rondi Davies smashes previous record for the Reverse 20 Bridges Swim.
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