Open Water

British Swimming Confirms Keri-Anne Payne’s Participation in Rio

British Swimming has officially confirmed that 2008 Olympic silver medalist Keri-Anne Payne will be a member of the British Olympic team in Rio…

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Italy’s Simone Ruffini & Rachele Bruni Take OW Honors in Balatonfured

The Italian swimmers swept the FINA Open Water World Cup swims today in Balatonfüred, Hungary, as Rachele Bruni and Simone Ruffini won their respective events.

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Star-Studded Field Out for FINA Open Water World Cup Stop in Hungary

American Sean Ryan, on the 2016 Olympic Team, leads a big field to Balatonfured on Saturday.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: China Joins Open Water Olympic Field

Last week, two Chinese marathon swimmers came through in the clutch, not only qualifying for Rio through the final selection meet, but winning both the men’s and women’s events in Portugal.

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Belmonte’s Boyfriend Accuses One of Her Teammates of Foul Play

Mireia Belmonte’s boyfriend Olympic rower Javier Hernanz has accused one of her teammates of using dirty tactics during the FINA Open Water Olympic Qualifier on the weekend…

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Men’s 10K Olympic Qualifier Breakdown: 25 Swimmers Set to Compete

Jordan Wilimovsky will lead the 25 swimmers who have qualified for the Olympic 10k Marathon Swim in Rio this summer.

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Lijun Zu Wins Men’s 10K Olympic Qualifier, 14 Others Punch Rio Ticket

Lijun Zu lead the charge of fifteen Olympic qualifiers today in Setubal, Portugal at the 2016 Marathon Swimming Olympic Qualifier

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Evsikov, Krapivina Win 10K Titles at Russian Open Water Championships

Russia is holding its 2016 Open Water National Championships this weekend in Anapa right on the Black Sea. Full Results…

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South African Female Swimmer Becomes First to Earn Olympic Berth

Michelle Weber became the first female swimmer to earn a berth on the South African Olympic team…

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Women’s 10K Olympic Qualifier Breakdown: 25 Swimmers Set to Compete

Aurelie Muller (above) will join 24 other athletes in the women’s 10k Marathon Swim in Rio.

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Xin Xin Tops Olympic 10K OW Qualifier, 15 More Athletes Set for Rio

Nine athletes, led by China’s Xin Xin, qualified to for the women’s marathon 10k swim in Rio earlier today. They will join the top 10 swimmers from the 2015 FINA World Championships and another 5 continental representatives in Rio.

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Michael Phelps Gold Cover Olympic Preview Issue is Almost Gone

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FINA to Live-Stream Open Water Olympic Qualifying Races from Setubal

World Record holder Mireia Belmonte will look to add the 10km marathon swim to her already-busy Olympic pool schedule in Rio.

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Ous Mellouli Looking for Repeat Gold in Rio

Ous Mellouli, the only swimmer to medal in both pool and open water events at the Olympics, is looking to compete in his fifth Olympics this summer in Rio.

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Mellouli, Belmonte Headline Open Water Olympic Qualifier In Portugal

Ous Mellouli will look to qualify for the Open Water 10 KM Olympic event this weekend in Setubal, Portgual.

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