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.
Sharon Van Rouwendaal won gold in the women’s 10 KM event, the Netherlands’ first swimming medal of the Games.
Russia’s Anastasiia Krapivina will swim the 10k Marathon Swim at the Rio Olympic Games tomorrow.
Anna Olasz will now race in the open water 10K now that Anastasia Krapivina has been barred from the competition.
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American Sean Ryan, on the 2016 Olympic Team, leads a big field to Balatonfured on Saturday.
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.
Aurelie Muller of France won the women’s 10 km world title, qualifying for the 2016 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.
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.
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.
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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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)
Ashley Twichell at the 2012 USA Swimming National Championships. Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography