Open Water

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.


Aurélie Muller DQ’ed After Winning Silver Medal in Women’s 10KM Swim

French swimmer Aurélie Muller has been disqualified from the women’s open water 10km race after touching the pad 2nd.


Van Rouwendaal Gives Dutch Their 1st Swimming Medal With Gold In 10 KM

Sharon Van Rouwendaal won gold in the women’s 10 KM event, the Netherlands’ first swimming medal of the Games.


French Portrait Series: Aurélie Muller (Video)

Meet open water swimmer Aurélie Muller in this video produced by the French Federation to introduce the members of its 2016 Olympic team.

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Russia’s Anastasiia Krapivina Reinstated into Women’s 10k Open Water

Russia’s Anastasiia Krapivina will swim the 10k Marathon Swim at the Rio Olympic Games tomorrow.


Olympic Open Water Swimming Starts Monday (PREVIEW)

American Jordan Wilimovsky has a breakout 2015 that included the World title in the open water 10k. Now he’ll try and do it again for Olympic gold.



USLA National lifeguard results; age-group champions crowned in surf boat race, surfs, american ironman and american iron woman.

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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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