Sharon van Rouwendaal

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Argentina to Host First 10k Open Water World Cup of the Season Feb 4th

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.

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2016 Swammy Awards Video: Female Open Water Swimmer of the Year

2016 was the perfect single-year redemption arc for Sharon van Rouwendaal.

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2016 French SC Nationals Day 3: Stravius Punches His Ticket To Windsor

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.

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2016 French SC Nationals Day 2: 2nd Record for Henique; New Faces on Podia

French sprinter Clément Mignon of Marseille won the 50 free and qualified to represent France at Short Course Worlds in Windsor, Canada.

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2016 French SC Nationals Day 1: French Record for Henique in 50 Back

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.

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Kromo, Van Rouwendaal Among Dutch Headed To 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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5 Races To Watch At 2016 Singapore World Cup: Here Comes Chalmers

2016 FINA World Cup – Singapore Friday, October 21 – Saturday, October 22, 2016 OCBC Aquatic Centre, Singapore Prelims 9…

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Explaining the Chaotic Open Water Finishes at the 2016 Olympic Games

RIO 2016 OLYMPIC OPEN WATER SWIMMING August 15th-16th, 2016 9AM Local Time (8AM U.S. East Coast Time) 10Km Race Fort…

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Battling Back: How Injured Swimmers Fared At 2016 Olympic Games

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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Aurélie Muller DQ’ed After Winning Silver Medal in Women’s 10KM Swim

French swimmer Aurélie Muller has been disqualified from the women’s open water 10km race after touching the pad 2nd.

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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.

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Abrosimov and Huskisson Win 5km at European Open Water Championships

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…

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