Rachele Bruni

Open Water Bumps NED to 5th in Final Rio 2016 Swimming Medal Table

After missing the medals completely in pool swimming, the open water swimmers bumped the Netherlands up to 5th in the standings with 2 golds.

  3 Comments

Weertman Completes Dutch Sweep, Wins Wild Men’s 10 KM Marathon Event

Ferry Weertman swam a tactically perfect race to claim gold in the men’s 10 KM Marathon swimming event in Rio.

  12 Comments

WATCH: Controversial Silver Medal Finish, DQ In Women’s Olympic 10K

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.

  2 Comments

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.

  6 Comments

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Bruni Maintains OW Euros Dominance

Disclaimer: BlueSeventy Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of…

  Comment First!

Italy Dominates Team Event At European OW Champs, Wins By 38 Seconds

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.

  Comment First!

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…

  9 Comments

FINA Announces 35 of 50 Olympic Open Water 10k Marathon Swimmers

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.

  1 Comment

10KM Open Water World Cup: Winner Interviews (Video)

Watch interviews from the top-3 finishers at the 2016 Open Water World Cup stop in Balatonfüred.

  Comment First!

Italy’s Simone Ruffini & Rachele Bruni Take OW Honors in Balatonfured

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.

  Comment First!

Women’s 10K Olympic Qualifier Breakdown: 25 Swimmers Set to Compete

Aurelie Muller (above) will join 24 other athletes in the women’s 10k Marathon Swim in Rio.

  6 Comments

Watch: Twichell Outtouches Bruni For National OW Title (Full Webcast)

Watch the full 2016 National Championship 10k race build up to an excitingly close conclusion.

  Comment First!

2016 Open Water Nationals: 10KM Highlight Video

American Andrew Gemmell was the winner of the men’s 10K at the 2016 Open Water Nationals in Florida.

  Comment First!

Twichell Touches Out Bruni For 2016 Open Water Nationals 10K Title

Ashley Twichell nipped Italy’s Rachele Bruni for the win in the 10K at U.S. Open Water Nationals this morning.

  4 Comments

Don't want to miss anything?

Subscribe to our newsletter and receive our latest updates!