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USOC Looking Into Rio Water Pollution Reports

The USOC is collecting data about water quality and information through other relevant federations and the Olympic Organizing Committee.

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Rhéaume Leads Quebec Brigade at Open Water Races

Rhéaume completed the course at Lac-Beauport in 1:17:30. That was her 3rd distance victory, as she also won the 14-year-old girls 800-m and 1,500-m freestyle golds during the indoor portion of the meet.

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Brazilian open water coach fractures arm in Kazan athlete village fall

Brazilian open water coach Eduardo Santos has a fractured humerus after falling in the athletes village at the FINA World Championships.

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AP: Waterborne Viruses A Major Concern In Rio 2016 Olympic Waters

These viruses are known to cause respiratory and digestive illness, including explosive diarrhea and vomiting, but can lead to more serious heart, brain and other diseases.


Germany Dominates the Mixed 5 km Team Event

Germany took the gold in the mixed 5 km team event finishing 16 seconds ahead of the field….


National Lifeguard Championships takeover Daytona Beach August 5th

The Nautica United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) National Lifeguard Championships will be held in Daytona Beach, Fla., with more than…

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Muller Wins the Women’s 10 km world title in Kazan

Aurelie Muller of France won the women’s 10 km world title, qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games.


Brazil Qualifies Two Open Water Swimmers For Home Olympic Games

The 2016 Olympic host country can celebrate this morning after Ana Marcela Cunha and Poliana Okimoto Cintra both finished in the top 10 of the women’s open water 10K.

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How A Risky Move Helped Wilimovsky Win at Worlds

2015 World 10K Champion Jordan Wilimovsky recently made changes to his stroke to improve efficiency, and it paid off in Kazan.


Australia’s Chelsea Gubecka So Close Yet So Far in Olympic qualifier

At just 16 years of age, Chelsea Gubecka, has the open water swimming world at her feet after mixing it with the best in the world in the 10 km FINA World Championship and Olympic qualifier in Kazan.

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Olympic Dreams Fulfilled and Simultaneously Dashed in Monday’s 10K

Olympic dreams were made and ended on Monday on the banks of the Kazanka River.


Jordan Wilimovsky Discusses Open Water 10k World Title (Video Interview)

American Jordan Wilimovsky took the men’s 10km open water swim qualifying for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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Wilimovsky Wins 10KM, U.S. Qualifies Two for Rio

Jordan Wilimovsky was one of two Americans to automatically qualify for the Rio Olympics…


Payne finishes 15th in Kazan 10km

Olympic silver medallist Keri-anne Payne finished 15th in a gruelling 10km marathon swim at the Kazan 2015 World Championships.

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Open Water Aussies Place Top 10 at FINA World Championships

Australia has had an encouraging start to the FINA World Championships in Kazan with Jess Walker finishing fifth and Melissa Gorman seventh in the women’s five-kilometre open water event on the Kazanka River.