Open Water

Ross Edgley Sets WR Swimming 900-Mile Length of Britain

Edgley still has hundreds of miles left in his attempt to swim around Great Britain.

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Lewis Pugh Completes English Channel Mega Swim

Donning just a pair of briefs with a simple cap and goggles, activist swimmer and UN Patron of the Oceans Lewis Pugh became the first person to swim the length of the English Channel.

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Italy Claims 5 FINA Ultramarathon Medals in Lake Ohrid

Courtesy: FINA The Italian long distance swimmers were the best on Saturday August 25 in Lake Ohrid (MKD), as they…

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Two-Time European Gold Medalist Rasovszky Headlines Copenhagen Entries

Two-time 2018 European Championships gold medalist Kristof Rasovszky headlines the entry list of the 5th leg in the LEN Open Water Cup. Last year he skipped this race but now he is part of event regarded one of the most interesting one as it’s held in the canals of Copenhagen.

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Open Water National Champ Becca Mann Turns Pro, Won’t Swim NCAA At USC

Two-time open water U.S. National champ Becca Mann has turned professional, forgoing her final two seasons of NCAA competition for USC to focus on next year’s Olympic qualifying in open water swimming.

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Ashley Twichell Almost Beats the Boys at the 2018 Tiburon Mile

Ashley Twichell finished the 2018 Tiburon Mile just 6 seconds behind the men’s champion. It was her 4th-straight title in the women’s race.

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USA Swimming Names 24 Swimmers to 2018 Open Water Select Camp

In addition to the coaching staff, 3 current and former USA Swimming Open Water National Team members, including the defending World Champion in the 5k Ashley Twichell (above), will attend.

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Italy Claims European Open Water Trophy Over French, Dutch

The Italians won the Open Water Trophy at the European Championships with 175 points.

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Russia Moves to Top of All-Time European Aquatics Championships Medals

Thanks to 23 gold medals in Glasgow, including 10 earned in pool swimming, Russia has passed Germany for the top of the all-time medals table across disciplines, based on a traditional Gold-Silver-Bronze sort.

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Wilimovsky, Anderson Sweep Pan Pacs 10K Open Water Golds

Jordan Wilimovsky won his third medal of 2018 Pan Pacs with a hard-fought 10K open water victory, while Haley Anderson battled back over the final lap to win the women’s event.

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17th Annual RCP Tiburon Mile Open Water Swim Sunday, August 19th

The RCP Tiburon Mile is coming up August 19th, 2018. Olympic and World Champions, as well as avid open water swimmers of all ages and levels converge in the San Francisco Bay, California to battle it out.

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Dutch Win Relay, Rasovszky, Bridi Win 25k To Close Euros Open Water

Hungarian Kristof Rasovszky won the men’s 25k to give him two gold and three total medals for the Open Water competition at the European Championships.

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LA County Reclaims National Title – 2018 USLA National Lifeguard Championships

Hayden Hemmens from Newport Beach Ocean Lifeguard Assoc. wins Men’s overall title and LA County’s Jenna Solberg Takes Home Women’s overall points title for third consecutive year

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Xin Xin, Christian Reichert Dominate Lac Megantic 10K Race

Courtesy: FINA China’s Xin Xin and Germany’s Christian Reichert were the best out of 44 swimmers (22 men, 22 women)…

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Water Temps Check In at 25.9C (78.6F) for Pan Pacs Open Water

The open water race course is well-within the FINA temperature standards for Tuesday morning’s open water events.

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