Open Water

Oceans Seven

Climbing has the Seven Summits. Horse racing, the Triple Crown. And since 2009, open water swimming has had its own unique challenge: the Oceans Seven.

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Gregorio Paltrinieri Leaves Coach Morini; Signals Shift in Focus to Open Water

Paltrinieri (left) has trained with coach Stefano Morini (right) for 9 years, since he was 16. He’ll now leave to join the country’s top open water coach.


Campionati Europei Master Budapest: Fissate Le Nuove Date 2021

I Campionati Europei Master sono stati rinviati al 2021. Si svolgeranno dal 23 Maggio al 6 Giugno. Il nuoto si svolgerà dal 26 al 31 Maggio

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Water Polo, Open Water Swimming Deemed Among Safest Sports from Coronavirus

A study by a university in Italy has categorized sports into 5 categories of risk for spread of coronavirus infections.


Open Water Star Marc-Antoine Olivier Is Still Training for 5 Hours Per Day

Olivier is doing about 5 hours of training per day at his family home in the northern French countryside along with his girlfriend Océane Cassignol.


British Swimming Retains Core Open Water Olympic Swimming Qualification

British Swimming has published slight revisions to its open water (marathon) swimming selection policy for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.

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Russian Federation: World Open Water Junior Championships Likely Moving to 2021

The picturesque Seychelles are scheduled to play host to the next edition of the FINA Open Water World Junior Swimming Championships.

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FINA Announces Latest Schedule Updates, Cancellations for 2020 Events

Among the cancellations are all but 1 remaining stop of the 2020 FINA Marathon Swimming World Series.


Maintain Your Swim Training At Home With a Michael Phelps Signature Swim Spa

Maintain your swim training at home with a Michael Phelps Signature Swim Spa. There are three models manufactured by Master Spas, a swim spa for any space.

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Chun Kong Mak Becomes First Man to Swim a Butterfly Ice Mile

Chun Kong Mak became the first man to successfully complete a butterfly ice mile back in February of this year in Austria.


Swimming Canada Cancels Open Water Trials; Evaluating Late-June Pool Trials

Swimming Canada has cancelled one trials event and has announced a target date for another.

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Russians Rule First Leg Of LEN Open Water World Cup In Eilat

Russian swimmers dominated the first leg of the LEN Open Water Cup in Eilat, clinching four medals including both golds.

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First Leg Of LEN Open Water World Cup In Eilat To Feature Over 80 Swimmers

As it’s become a tradition, the series will kick off in Israel, the city of Eilat at the Red Sea.

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British Team Announced For Olympic Marathon Qualifier

British Swimming have announced a team of 4 athletes who will try to secure qualification for Tokyo at the Olympic Marathon Qualifier meet in Japan this May.


Olivier And Beck Earn Top Spots At First Stop Of FINA 2020 Marathon Series

France’s Marc-Antoine Olivier and Leonie Beck of Germany took first at the first of 10 stop on the 2020 FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series.

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