Simone Ruffini

2016 Australian Open and Age Group Open Water Championships Preview

Some of the best open water swimmers in the world will compete at the 2016 Australian Open Water Championships in Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, QLD this weekend…

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Meyer, Bruni Win First Leg of FINA/HOSA 10km World Cup Circuit

American marathon swimmer Alex Meyer (featured above) emerged on top this weekend with Italian Rachele Bruni representing the ladies in the first leg of the 2016 10km World Cup.

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Italian Open Water Team Sets Up Next 2 Months Of Olympic Training Plan

The Italian open water team, including Olympic qualifiers Bruni, Ruffini, and Vanelli, has set its training schedule moving forward to Rio.

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Athletes Offer Rave Reviews After Open Water Test Event

While athletes across water sports have universally criticized the quality of the water in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the…

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No Americans Entered in Next Week’s Olympic Open Water Test Event

Women’s 10km open water World Champion Aurielie Muller is headlining the field for the test event for the 2016 Olympic Games.

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25k Winner Ruffini Proposes To Girlfriend On World Champs Podium

After winning the gold in the 25k at FINA World Champs yesterday, Italian Simone Ruffini proposed to his girlfriend on the podium.

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Simone Ruffini Overcomes Stomach Issues to Win Men’s 25KM Race

In a post-race interview after winning the men’s 25k on Saturday at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Italian Simone…

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Ruffini and Cunha Take 25 km Event in Kazan

Italian Simone Ruffini and Brazilian Ana Marcela Cunha won the 25 km open water event in Kazan…

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Wilimovsky Wins 10KM, U.S. Qualifies Two for Rio

Jordan Wilimovsky was one of two Americans to automatically qualify for the Rio Olympics…

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Burnell and Da Cunha Take Gold in 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup

Jack Burnell and Ana Marcela Da Cunha took the gold medals in the fifth leg of the FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup 2015.

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Cancun Confirmed – Lurz and Gimalidi take FINA 10K world cup wins

It was known earlier that Italian Martina Grimaldi won yesterday’s open water swimming 10k title at the 2nd stop on…

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FINA Open Water World Cup Season kicks off in Argentina – Brazilian women charging hard

It should come as no surprise to see the Brazilian women off to a strong start in the 2014 FINA…

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Cozumel Open Water Swimming World Cup – Italy goes big, USA’s Fabian grabs silver

Team USA’s Fabian will be looking to capitalize on her silver medalist performance in Cozumel at next month’s USA Swimming Open Water National Championships. Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography

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Interview with Emily Brunemann: USA Women top podium at FINA 10K open water World Cup in Brazil

Emily Brunemann at the USA Swimming 2012 Open Water Nationals in Ft. Meyers. Photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography

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