Thomas Lurz

Alex Meyer Picks Up Win Over Legendary Lurz at Magog World Cup Stop

American open water swimmer Alex Meyer has been on the verge of a big breakthrough internationally in open water’s premier race,…

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Germany wraps 2014 Open Water Swimming Nationals

Germany is home to many great open water swimmers and the past week saw a monumental showing of German swimmers…

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Not just Soccer – Brazilians on top in FINA Open Water Swimming World Cup Setubal Portugal

While a lot of the sporting world was focused on Brazil’s last minute win over Chile in the FIFA World Cup,…

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Stefan Lurz gets double coaching honors as German national and national junior coach of the year

Lurz was named both National Coach of the Year and Junior Coach of the Year, the first time a German coach has swept both awards in the same year.

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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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Grimaldi takes title – Men’s race disputed: FINA Open Water World Cup Cancun, Mexico

The second stop on the FINA open water swimming world cup in Cancun Mexico saw several of the world’s top…

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No Spring Break Cancun: USA Open Water Team going full force April 5th

Sure there’s a lot of spring break action going on in Cancun Mexico right now, but next week it will…

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2013 Swammy Awards Wrap-Up

We’ve spent the last two weeks honoring the best and brightest of 2013. Here’s the final awards list.

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FINA Names Ryan Lochte, Katie Ledecky 2013 Swimmers of the Year

Ryan Lochte has been named the FINA World Swimmer of the Year for the 2nd time in three years.

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2013 Open Water Swimmer of the Year Swammy Award Goes To Thomas Lurz

With an absolutely incredible season, it’s almost a given that Lurz be named the 2013 open water swimmer of the year. ..

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Agnel and Hosszu LEN European Swimmers of the Year

France’s Yannick Agnel and Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu have been voted as the European Swimming Federation’s (LEN) European Swimmers of the Year.

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LURZ AND OKIMOTO TOP FINA 10K WORLD CUP SAHNTOU, CHINA – TEAM USA’s Brunemann take silver

With one more stop on the FINA 10K world cup, Thomas Lurz and Emily Brunemann lead the pack

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German Swimming Federation Under Pressure As DOSB Sets Lofty Targets

After a very disappointing Olympic performance and then a showing at the World Championships that was not much better the…

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Grimaldi & Lurz #1 – Team USA Women super strong in Megantic World Cup

Germany’s Thomas Lurz is ripping up the the 2013 open water swimming action. (file photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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