This Saturday 18 men and 20 women will embark on the first leg of the FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swim World Cup (MSWC) in Patagones-Viedma, Argentina.
2016 was the perfect single-year redemption arc for Sharon van Rouwendaal.
Jérémy Stravius edged Mehdy Metella to win the men’s 50 meter fly on Saturday and qualify for the World Championships in Windsor, Canada. Metella had already punched his own ticket beating Stravius in the 100 fly.
French sprinter Clément Mignon of Marseille won the 50 free and qualified to represent France at Short Course Worlds in Windsor, Canada.
Mehdy Metella defended his title in the 100 meter butterfly, just edging Jeremy Stravius for the win. Both qualified to represent France at Short Course Worlds in Windsor.
Having slowly returned to the pool after injury, Dutch sprinter Ranomi Kromowidjojo is named to her nation’s roster for the 2016 Short Course World Championships.
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Kosuke Hagino (left) had to sit out last year’s World Championships due to a broken elbow. How did he and other injured athletes fare in Rio at the 2016 Olympic Games?
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.
French swimmer Aurélie Muller has been disqualified from the women’s open water 10km race after touching the pad 2nd.
Sharon Van Rouwendaal won gold in the women’s 10 KM event, the Netherlands’ first swimming medal of the Games.
Russian Kirill Abrosimov won the men’s 5km event while Danielle Huskisson of Great Britain took the women’s 5km at the European Open Water Championships in Hoorn, Netherlands…