After missing the medals completely in pool swimming, the open water swimmers bumped the Netherlands up to 5th in the standings with 2 golds.
Ferry Weertman swam a tactically perfect race to claim gold in the men’s 10 KM Marathon swimming event in Rio.
The Netherlands picked up the first open water swimming gold of the Rio Olympic Games on a dominant effort from Sharon van Rouwendaal, but behind her, controversy raged with a hotly-contested silver medal finish that led to a disqualification.
Sharon Van Rouwendaal won gold in the women’s 10 KM event, the Netherlands’ first swimming medal of the Games.
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Italy’s trio of Rachele Bruni, Simone Ruffini and Federico Vanelli pushed the pace in the team 5K at the European Open Water Championships, besting the field by more than half a minute for gold.
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FINA has announced the start lists for all 25 Olympic competitors in the men’s 10k and 10 of the 25 women’s competitors in the 10k.
Watch interviews from the top-3 finishers at the 2016 Open Water World Cup stop in Balatonfüred.
The Italian swimmers swept the FINA Open Water World Cup swims today in Balatonfüred, Hungary, as Rachele Bruni and Simone Ruffini won their respective events.
Aurelie Muller (above) will join 24 other athletes in the women’s 10k Marathon Swim in Rio.
Watch the full 2016 National Championship 10k race build up to an excitingly close conclusion.
American Andrew Gemmell was the winner of the men’s 10K at the 2016 Open Water Nationals in Florida.
Ashley Twichell nipped Italy’s Rachele Bruni for the win in the 10K at U.S. Open Water Nationals this morning.
Bruni was a victor for the second year in a row.