Open Water

Typhoon Forces Cancellation Of 2020 Japan Open Water C’ships

The Japanese Swimming Federation (JASF) has decided to cancel the 96th Japan National Open Water Swimming Championships due to the typhoon situation.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Catherine Kase, 2020 Women in Aquatic Sports Award Winner

Kase is the first woman to serve twice (2016 & 2020-21) as an Olympic Head Coach, in addition to head coaching at 4 FINA World Championships

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Newly-Funded Hector Pardoe Takes 25k Silver In France, Beats Bircher’s Record

Hector Pardoe of Great Britain broke through in a big way in the men’s 25k race of the 2020 French Open Water Championships.

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Olivier & OW Newcomer Kirpichnikova Impress At French Open Water C’ships

The 2020 French Open Water Championships concluded in Jablines, with the fields limited in the number of participants due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Chun Kong Mak Crosses the English Channel After Overcoming COVID-19

Hong Kong native Chun Kong Mak has successfully completed the 21-mile swim across the English Channel after recovering from coronavirus.

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Former US National Teamer Catherine Breed Breaks Monterey Bay Swim Record

Former US National Teamer and Cal Bear Catherine Breed became the 5th woman to swim across Monterey Bay, finishing the 25-mile swim in under 13 hours.


Abrosimov Snags 16k Gold At Russian OW Championships

The 2020 Russian Open Water Championships wrapped up today in Anapa, but not before Kirill Abrosimov snagged another gold, this time in the 16k.

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Olympian Krapyvina Pulls Out Mid-Swim As Kirpichnikova Takes 10k Title

First-timer in the open water, Anastasia Kirpichnikova got it done for gold at the Russian Open Water National Championships.


“Il Mare Mi Spingeva”. Così Arianna Bridi Ha Fatto La Storia

Arianna Bridi, la vincitrice della classifica generale della Capri-Napoli, racconta a swimswam le emozioni provate durante la maratona acquatica

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Abby Bergman Becomes 4th Person to Successfully Swim Across Santa Monica Bay

On September 3, 24-year-old Abby Bergman successfully completed a 27-mile swim across Santa Monica Bay, becoming only the fourth person to ever do so.


Gregorio Paltrinieri Sulla Capri-Napoli: Dalla Barca Si Vedeva Solo Il Mare

Gregorio Paltrinieri racconta la sua esperienza alla maratona Capri Napoli dove ha preso parte alla staffetta mista di atleti olimpici e paralampici

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Arianna Bridi Vince La Capri-Napoli: E’ La Prima Donna Della Storia

Arianna Bridi è la prima donna della storia a vincere la classifica generale della Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli, svoltasi oggi nelle acque del golfo

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Paltrinieri, Cunha To Compete In Sunday’s Capri-Naples Marathon

Red-hot Gregorio Paltrinieri will headline  the Capri-Naples Swimming Marathon in Italy this weekend, along with Brazilian open water star Ana Marcela Cunha.

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Big Rick’s Chicks Complete Medley Relay Across the English Channel

A group of women from Big Rick’s Swim Team have successfully become the first all-female medley relay to cross the 21-mile English Channel.