Eva Risztov

2012 Olympic Gold Medalist Eva Risztov Retires

Hungary’s Eva Risztov retired at the age of 19 with 3 World Championship silver medals to her name. A decade later, she retires a second time as an Olympic champion in open water.

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Van Rouwendaal Gives Dutch Their 1st Swimming Medal With Gold In 10 KM

Sharon Van Rouwendaal won gold in the women’s 10 KM event, the Netherlands’ first swimming medal of the Games.

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Russia’s Anastasiia Krapivina Reinstated into Women’s 10k Open Water

Russia’s Anastasiia Krapivina will swim the 10k Marathon Swim at the Rio Olympic Games tomorrow.

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Anastasia Krapivina out, Anna Olasz in for Rio OW 10K Race per FINA

Anna Olasz will now race in the open water 10K now that Anastasia Krapivina has been barred from the competition.

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Wrong Turn Near Finish Causes Chaos in Women’s Euro 10K

2016 European Open Water Swimming Championships Hoorn, Netherlands July 10th-14th, 2016 Full meet results In a battle of 3 of…

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Star-Studded Field Out for FINA Open Water World Cup Stop in Hungary

American Sean Ryan, on the 2016 Olympic Team, leads a big field to Balatonfured on Saturday.

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2016 Hungarian National Championships Wrap-Up: Cseh, Kapas Each Win 4

László Cseh took home four gold medals in Gyor: 50 fly, 100 fly, 200fly, and 200 IM. That brings his career total to 99 national titles.

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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.

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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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Open Water World Championships begin Saturday with Olympic spots up for grabs

The 10K races at this year’s World Championships will serve as the main qualifier for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Pictured: 2013 World 10K champ Ous Mellouli of Tunisia.

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Burnell and Da Cunha Take Gold in 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup

Jack Burnell and Ana Marcela Da Cunha took the gold medals in the fifth leg of the FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup 2015.

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2016 Olympic Marathon Swim Qualifier Returning to Setubal, Portugal

Ous Mellouli (above), the defending Olympic champion in the 10km marathon swim, had to come through the last-chance Olympic qualifier meet to get his shot at gold in 2012.

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2014 Swammy Awards: Female Open Water Swimmer Of The Year Sharon Van Rouwendaal

To see all of the 2014 Swammy Award winners, presented by TYR, click here. 2014 HONOREE: SHARON VAN ROUWENDAAL When…

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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/OlaVistaPhotography.com)

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Team USA kicking off 2013 Open Water at FINA World Cup in Brazil

Ashley Twichell at the 2012 USA Swimming National Championships. Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography

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