Simone Ruffini

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Star-Studded Field Out for FINA Open Water World Cup Stop in Hungary

American Sean Ryan, on the 2016 Olympic Team, leads a big field to Balatonfured on Saturday.

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

Jordan Wilimovsky will lead the 25 swimmers who have qualified for the Olympic 10k Marathon Swim in Rio this summer.

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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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