Sharon van Rouwendaal

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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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2016 Mare Nostrum Tour – Canet: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Live recap of day 1 finals at the Mare Nostrum Circuit – Canet en Roussillon.

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Setubal Bay 10 KM Open Water Olympic Qualifying Event Preview

This weekend the Open Water Olympic Qualifying Event in Setubal Bay, Portugal will take place.

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Koptelov, van Rouwendaal Triple On Day 2 of 2016 Energy Standard Cup

It was a big day for the Energy Standard Club team on the second and final day of the 2016 Energy Standard Cup, with Evgeny Koptelov’s and Sharon van Rouwendaal’s three wins apiece leading a 14-for-18 day as a team.

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Hosszu, Van Rouwendaal To Compete At Energy Standard Cup

Italy’s Energy Standard Cup will pit national teams from Great Britain, France and Italy against the Energy Standard Swimming Club team with €150,000 (or about $171,000 U.S. Dollars) in prize money on the line.

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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.

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2016 French Elite Nationals in Montpellier: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Lara Grangeon will be trying to secure her place in Rio in the final of the women’s 200 fly on Day 3 of 2016 French Elite Nationals.

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2016 French Elite Nationals in Montpellier: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

2016 French Elite Long Course National Championships and Olympic Trials Selection Meet Dates: Tuesday, March 29 – Sunday, April 3,…

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2016 French Elite Nationals in Montpellier: Fan Guide – Womens Meet

The French Elite Long Course National Championships will take place over 12 sessions from Tuesday, March 29 through Sunday, April 3 at the Antigone pool in Montpellier. Here is a guide to the women’s races.

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