Spyros Gianniotis

Platanioti Wins Greece’s First Artistic Swimming Gold in Women’s Solo Technical

Evangelia Platanioti’s solo technical win was Greece’s first at Worlds in any discipline since Spyros Gianniotis’ 10km open water victory back in 2013. 

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Gender Balance Within Swim Ireland

Catch up on swimming stories from around the web, including Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and more in this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

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Greece’s Kostas Englezakis Qualifies For 2020 Olympics In 800 Free

Greek swimmer Konstantinos Englezakis produced a silver medal in the men’s 800m free at the FFN Golden Tour, but he qualified for Tokyo in the process.

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Efimova and Meilutyte Both Near Misses For AIPS European Award

Yulia Efimova and Ruta Meilutyte were both in contention for the the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) European Sportswoman of the Year Award…


Wow that’s tight – Close finishes in Open Water Swimming

Open water swim races are very dynamic and several factors impact the close outcome of the race. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)


What was is like in there? Perspective from inside the men’s 10K open water swim in Barcelona

Kane Radford shares a bit of what it was like during the race at today’s 10K open water swim at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Olympic 10K Marathon Open Water Swim – Final Countdown

With less than 24 hours to go until the start of the women’s 10K marathon open water swim there is…

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Breaking it down: Olympic 10K Marathon Open Water Swimming

A breakdown of what to expect at London’s Serpentine: one of the best spectator courses in history. (Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)

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10K Marathon Open Water Swimming Preview

What to watch for the London Olympic 10km Marathon Open Water Swimming Event

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Greek Swimmer Gianniotis Commences 2012 Torch Relay

The Olympic favorite in the open water marathon began his long trip to London as the first torch-bearer.

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Shanghai Roundup: FINA Hints at Release of Psych Sheets, China Slips in Diving, 5K Open Water

…The big news, that everyone has been waiting for, is the release of the psych sheets for the World Championships…


Gianniotis Wins Men's 10k, Alex Meyer Earns Olympic Berth with 4th Place Finish

Great Britain’s Daniel Fogg tried to match his country-mate Keri-Anne Payne‘s feat from yesterday and win the men’s 10km gold,…