Open Water

FINA Grants Additional Open Water Marathon Swim Qualifying Spot for Olympics

After Kazakhstan’s Vitaly Khudyakov appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, FINA acquiesced and granted a 26th qualification spot for the Olympics.

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Ous Mellouli Back In For Tokyo, Tunisian NOC Promises To Settle Dispute

After discussions with both the president of FINA and the Tunisian Olympic Committee, Ous Mellouli will indeed race in a sixth Olympics in Tokyo.

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Russia Withdraws from European Jr. OW Championships Amid New Quarantine Rules

Amid a rise in coronavirus cases in Russia, organizers of the European Junior Swimming Championships implemented new quarantine requirements on their athletes

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Pollution Concerns Arise Around Tokyo Site for Triathlon & Open Water Swimming

While the worst of the heat fears seem to be waning for open water swimmers, triathletes, and other outdoor athletes, the issue of water quality persists.

Long-Range Forecasts Show Rain, Below-Average Temperatures for Tokyo Olympics

A lot of rain in the forecast during the Olympic Games will help keep temperatures substantially lower in Tokyo than it was during last summer’s heat wave.

‘WaveMakers’ Docu-Series about Swim Across America Premieres July 8

The six-episode series that shares the stories of various people in the swimming community who are all striving to make waves in the fight against cancer.  

FINA Releases List of 50 Confirmed Open Water Swimmers for Tokyo Olympics

The top 10 men’s and women’s finishers from the 2019 World Championships earned spots, while the other 15 were selected from last weekend’s race in Portugal.

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GBR’s Pardoe Snags Olympic Open Water Spot, Mellouli Qualifies For 6th Games

With his 10th place 10k open water finish in Portugal tonight, 37-year-old Ous Mellouli of Tunisia qualified for his 6th Olympic Games.

Chantal Liew Becomes Singapore’s First Open Water Olympic Swimmer

In Setubal, Portugal yesterday, Chantal Liew became the first Singaporean Open Water swimmer ever to qualify for the Olympic Games.

Alice Dearing Becomes Britain’s First Black Female Olympic Swimmer

Alice Dearing of Great Britain finished 4th in the Open Water Olympic qualifier today becoming her nation’s first-ever black female Olympic swimmer.

Assoluti Di Fondo Dario Verani E Veronica Santoni Vincono La 25 Km

Campionati italiani assoluti di fondo 2021: Dario Verani e Veronica Santoni sono i campioni italiani nella 25 km in acque libere

Assoluti Di Fondo A Piombino: A Pasquale Sanzullo Il Titolo Della 5km Maschile

Risultati assoluti di fondo a Piombino, dopo il bronzo nella 10 km, e l’argento nella 2,5 Pasquale Sanzullo vince il titolo nella 5km

Assoluti Di Fondo: Ginevra Taddeucci Bis, Vince anche La 5 km

Risultati 5km a Piombino per i campionati taliani assoluti di fondo: vince la tedesca Beck, Taddeucci Titolo Italiano assoluto

Assoluti Di Fondo A Piombino, 2.5 km Maschile: Vince Fabio Dalu

Fabio Dalu, classe 2000 vince la 2, 5 chilometri maschile agli assoluti di fondo 2021 in svolgimento a Piombino, Livorno.

SWIMTHEISLAND San Teodoro: Jeff Cook, Hagar Cohen Kalif Win Combined Swim

SWIMTHEISLAND Sardinia – San Teodoro is an open water swimming event organized by TriO Events.