After finishing in bronze in 2017 in this same event, Cunha soared to gold with a time of 57:56.0 in the women’s 5K this morning in Gwangju.
Las 10 primeras clasificadas consiguieron el pasaporte olímpico en aguas abiertas. Las españolas Paula Ruiz y Maria Vilas finalizaron 24ª y 33ª.
American Michael Brinegar won the men’s 18-19 10k on day 2 of the FINA Open Water Junior World Championships.
Amid an atmosphere when Brazilian swimmers are being fired from their clubs for being “too old,” Nicholas Santos became the oldest swimmer in history to win a World Championships medal today.