Open Water

Signorini, Oestringer Win 2016 Waikiki Roughwater Swim

Australians dominated the men’s race at the 2016 Waikiki Roughwater swim with Ollie Signorini and Jarrod Poort going 1-2, but local university swimmer Cherelle Oestringer topped the women’s race.

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Monte Cristo Escape Swim

“Following the exact same route as the book, I swam from the island of Ile d’If to the island of Ile Tiboulen de Maire across the bay of Marseille. The distance was 7.5 km and it took 2 hrs 5 mins. Water temperature was 21 degrees.”

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The Virtual Frogman Challenge

The Virtual Frogman Challenge is benefiting the Navy SEAL Foundation – hosted by The Tampa Bay Frogman Swim.

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Nick Thomas Dies While Attempting English Channel Crossing

English swimmer Nick Thomas has died while attempting a crossing of the English Channel without a wetsuit.

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Barbados Festival Celebrates 5th Event

In 2016, Barbados enjoys a golden year of 50 years and the Barbados Open Water Festival (BOWF) will enjoy a milestone of its own as it hosts its fifth event Nov 2-6.

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CAS Rejects Appeal From Aurelie Muller over Rio Open Water Finish DQ

France’s Aurelie Muller appealed her disqualification at the end of the Olympic open water 10K, but the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rejected the appeal and upheld her DQ.

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All 58 Mizzou swimmers to swim in SAA St. Louis

The Mizzou swimmers will be participating as angel swimmers meaning they will offer encouragement and assistance to the SAA St. Louis swimmers.

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Explaining the Chaotic Open Water Finishes at the 2016 Olympic Games

RIO 2016 OLYMPIC OPEN WATER SWIMMING August 15th-16th, 2016 9AM Local Time (8AM U.S. East Coast Time) 10Km Race Fort…

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Open Water Bumps NED to 5th in Final Rio 2016 Swimming Medal Table

After missing the medals completely in pool swimming, the open water swimmers bumped the Netherlands up to 5th in the standings with 2 golds.

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Weertman Completes Dutch Sweep, Wins Wild Men’s 10 KM Marathon Event

Ferry Weertman swam a tactically perfect race to claim gold in the men’s 10 KM Marathon swimming event in Rio.

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Jack Burnell Calls Referees “Clueless” After 10K Disqualification

RIO 2016 OLYMPIC OPEN WATER SWIMMING August 15th-16th, 2016 9AM Local Time (8AM U.S. East Coast Time) 10Km Race Fort…

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Kazakhstan’s Vitaliy Khudyakov Red-Flagged During Men’s 10KM Race

RIO 2016 OLYMPIC OPEN WATER SWIMMING August 15th-16th, 2016 9AM Local Time (8AM U.S. East Coast Time) 10Km Race Fort…

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PHOTO VAULT: Rio Olympic Women’s Open Water 10K

Check out this women’s 10K open water photo vault courtesy of Satiro Sodre.

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WATCH: Controversial Silver Medal Finish, DQ In Women’s Olympic 10K

The Netherlands picked up the first open water swimming gold of the Rio Olympic Games on a dominant effort from Sharon van Rouwendaal, but behind her, controversy raged with a hotly-contested silver medal finish that led to a disqualification.

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