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Cunha nips Jennings in Open Water photo finish to claim World Cup lead

Brazil’s Ana Marcela Cunha won a nailbiter at the Lac St. Jean, Canada stop of FINA’s Open Water 10K World Cup to take over the lead in the points standings. Meanwhile Germany’s Andreas Waschburger picked up the men’s win on what’s been a German-dominated tour so far.

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Open Water World Cup leader Poliana Okimoto drops out of tour with back injury

Brazil’s Poliana Okimoto currently leads the points on FINA’s Open Water World Cup series, but won’t finish the tour due to a back injury.

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Grimaldi takes title – Men’s race disputed: FINA Open Water World Cup Cancun, Mexico

The second stop on the FINA open water swimming world cup in Cancun Mexico saw several of the world’s top…

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Brazilians finish big in Open Water at South American Championships

On the final day of open water swimming at the South American Championships in Chile the Brazilians, as expected, dominated…

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Open Water Swimming in South American Championships

The South American open water swimming team has certainly shown a lot of strength leading up to the 2016 Olympic…

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South American Swimming Confederation Launches Open Water Series

Similar to what is seen in Europe where the confederation that governs swimming in the region, Ligue Européenne de Natation (also…

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FINA Open Water World Cup Season kicks off in Argentina – Brazilian women charging hard

It should come as no surprise to see the Brazilian women off to a strong start in the 2014 FINA…

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Emily Brunemann checks in from Hong Kong atop standings FINA 10k Open Water Swimming World Cup

Emily Brunemann leads the FINA 10k Open Water World Cup standings going into the final race in Hong Kong

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With one more stop on the FINA 10K world cup, Thomas Lurz and Emily Brunemann lead the pack

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Mann takes us for a ride – what was that 10k like?

She’s only 15 but she’s becoming very wise in her open water swimming. Becca Mann shares some of the backstory from today’s women’s 10K swim at the word championships.


Wow that’s tight – Close finishes in Open Water Swimming

Open water swim races are very dynamic and several factors impact the close outcome of the race. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)


Brazilian Women On Fire: Take 1-2 in Women’s 10KM; Becca Mann 8th

The Brazilians did it again in Barcelona, grabbing two medals in the second women’s open water event. This time, though, it included gold. (Stock Photo: Mike Lewis/


American Haley Anderson Takes First Gold Medal of 2013 FINA World Championships

American Haley Anderson grabbed the first medal of the 2013 FINA World Aquatics Championships in Barcelona’s harbor on Saturday morning. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)


Big name start list – FINA 10K Open Water Swimming World Cup Cozumel Mexico

Canada’s Richard Weinberger and German’s Thomas Lurz will be competing at this weekend’s world cup stop in Mexico. Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography

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