Open Water

3+ Meter Waves Slam Copacabana Beach, Site of Open Water Swimming

The Copacabana Beach that will play home to marathon swimming, among other sports, at the 2016 Olympic Games, has been lashed with huge waves.


Over 1,000 Lifeguards Hit Hermosa Beach for 2016 USLA Nationals

Lifeguards nationwide from more than 50 chapters to compete for titles in individual and team competitions, Aug. 10-13.

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Canada Sweeps Titles at Lac St. Jean World Cup Stop

Navigating choppy conditions on Lac St-Jean in central Quebec, Canada on Thursday, the home nation defended its water by sweeping…

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Italy, Germany Win Relay Golds To Close 2016 Junior Open Water Worlds

Italy and Germany won gold medals in the relay events to close the 2016 Junior Open Water World Championships, with the former nation finishing atop the medal standings.

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Dearing, Rasovszky Win Open Water Junior Titles in Women’s, Men’s 10K

Alice Dearing of Great Britain and Kristoff Rasovszky of Hungary won the world junior titles in the open water 10k today at the Open Water Junior World Championships in the Netherlands.


Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Bruni Maintains OW Euros Dominance

Disclaimer: BlueSeventy Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of…

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Grimaldi, Reymond Win Euro 25K Titles, Italy Tops Medal Table

Italy’s Martina Grimaldi won gold in the women’s 25K, one of three Italian medals between the men’s and women’s 25K, to help the Italian team dominate the final medal table at the 2016 European Open Water Championships.

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Daniil Orlov, Liu Xiaohan Earn Golds in 5K Race at World Jr OW Champs

China’s Liu Xiaohan, who just turned 14, won the girls’ 14-15 5K race in Hoorn this morning.


Logan Fontaine, Paula Ruiz Dominate 7.5k Race at World Jr OW Champs

French 17-year-old Logan Fontaine easily won the boys 16-17 7.5K race in Hoorn.

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All The Links You Need For 2016 Open Water Junior World Championships

The Junior World Championships in open water swimming begin this Friday in Hoorn, Netherlands, the same venue that is hosting the European Open Water Championships this week.


Italy Dominates Team Event At European OW Champs, Wins By 38 Seconds

Italy’s trio of Rachele Bruni, Simone Ruffini and Federico Vanelli pushed the pace in the team 5K at the European Open Water Championships, besting the field by more than half a minute for gold.

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Abrosimov and Huskisson Win 5km at European Open Water Championships

Russian Kirill Abrosimov won the men’s 5km event while Danielle Huskisson of Great Britain took the women’s 5km at the European Open Water Championships in Hoorn, Netherlands…


Estonia ready to host Nordic Open Water Championships and first IRONMAN

The city of Otepää, Estonia will hold the first ever Ironman in the Baltic region of Europe.

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Ferry Weertman Defends European 10k Title in Hoorn

2016 European Open Water Swimming Championships Hoorn, Netherlands July 10th-14th, 2016 Full meet results Ferry Weertman, the male side of…

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