Open Water

American Michael Brinegar Withdraws from Worlds After COVID-19 Diagnosis

US Olympian Michael Brinegar tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from the open water qualifying event in Portugal in May.


USA Swimming Names Coaches for Three International Open Water Competitions

Corey Chitwood will serve as the U.S. head coach at Worlds, while both Ron Aitken and Anthony Nesty will be assistants.

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High School Athletes Form a Relay Team for the 56th Around The Island® Swim

The relay team is made up of four outstanding high school athletes, each with close ties to the community and local beach patrols.

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FINA Publishes 29 Nominees for Revamped Athletes’ Committee

18-year old Matthew Sates are among 29 individuals vying for 20 spots on a revamped athlete-elected FINA Athletes’ Commission.


The Global Swim Series Announces First “Race The Legends” Event In Fort Lauderdale

The “Race The Legends” event allows swimmers from all over the world to come and race many of the greatest swimmers of all time

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Young Turkish Swimmers Continue to Emerge at Euro Junior Open Water Champs

Young Turkish swimmers had an impressive showing at the European Junior Open Water Swimming Championships in Setubal, Portugal over the weekend.


Ex-Cal Swimmer Breed Speaks Out for McKeever Amid Abuse Allegations

Catherine Breed took to Instagram last Thursday to lend her thoughts on the latest story to shake the collegiate swimming world.


European Junior Open Water Swimming Championships Kick Off Friday In Setubal

Europe’s best teen-aged athletes gather to compete in three different age-group categories over three distance.

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A Story of Friendship and A Cause: Swim Across America Charleston-Kiawah

This year’s Swim Across America is scheduled for Saturday, June 12, 2022, at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort, Night Heron Park,

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Fairplay: Leonie Beck Vuole Restituire La Sua Medaglia Di Bronzo Delle World Series

La tedesca Leonie Beck ha scritto alla FINA per restituire la medaglia di bronzo consegnatale sabato durante la prima tappa della Marathon World Series

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Swim Challenge Honors Olympic Gold Medalist, Benefits Clean Water

The Wild Bill Swim Challenge honors the late Dr. William “Bill” Yorzyk, 1956 Olympic gold medalist and advocate for environmental sustainability.

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Mexico Reveals Open Water Qualifiers For Worlds, World Juniors

Four swimmers have qualified to represent Mexico in open water in Budapest, but only two are confirmed to be competing due to a lack of economic support.

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Paltrinieri Wins Men’s Race, Szimcsak Stuns Women’s Field At LEN Open Water Cup

European champ Gregorio Paltrinieri claimed its first win in the 2022 edition of the LEN Open Water Cup after two bronze medal finish in the previous legs.

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Toby Robinson, Hector Pardoe To Represent Great Britain At Worlds In Open Water

Both athletes will take part in the Men’s 10km event, while Pardoe will also race the 25km event the following day.

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LEN Open Water Cup Preview: Paltrinieri Seeks Repeat Win In Alghero

Italian superstar Gregorio Paltrinieri won the Piombino and Alghero stops back-to-back last year, but has yet to reach the top of the podium in 2022.

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