45 Women To Kick-off World Championships In 5K

45 Women To Kick-off World Championships In 5K

16 turns. 5 km. 45 athletes. 1 glorious finish.

45 women will kick-off the open water racing schedule at the 15th FINA World Championships at 10 am this Saturday morning in Barcelona.

A total of 173 athletes will be competing in the 4 open water events at the Moll de la Fusta (see the 5 km course map in the Port of Barcelona on left). 210 territories around the world will receive broadcasts in high definition of these events, but NBC and Universal Sports in the United States will not broadcast or stream any open water swimming races.

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