Entrants in FINA World Championships Mixed 6 km Relay

Entrants in FINA World Championships Mixed 6 km Relay

The 6 km race is the opening race of the open water swimming program at the 2022 FINA World Championships and will be held in Lake Lupa, Hungary. The relay consists of two male and two female swimmers each racing 1500m.

Teams can decide the order of their swimmers, although in the first FINA competitive setting, all the countries opened up with the female swimmers and closed with their male teammates. There will be 22 national teams entered in the race with several 2020 Tokyo Olympic swimmers participating:

  1. Australia: Chelsea Gubecka, Moesha Johnson, Kyle Lee, Nicholas Sloman
  2. Brazil: Bruce Hanson Cruz de Almeida, Cibelle Eichelberger Jungblut, Viviane Eichelberger Jungblut, Guilherme Pereira da Costa
  3. Canada: Katrina Bellio, Abby Dunford, Hau-Li Fan, Eric Hedlin
  4. China: Jiake Sun, Haoyang Tang, Xin Xin, Ziyang Zhang
  5. Spain: Maria de Valdes Alvarez, Carlos Garach Benito, Angela Martinez Guillen, Alberto Martinez Murcia
  6. France: Logan Fontaine, Caroline Laure Jouisee, Aurélie Muller, Sacha Velly
  7. Germany: Leonie Beck, Lea Boy, Oliver Klemet, Florian Wellbrock
  8. Greece: Afroditi Katsiara, Athanasios Kynigakis, Ilektra Varvara Lebl, Dimitrios Markos
  9. Hong Kong: Pac Tung Nikita Lam, Tsz Yin Nip, Chin Ting Keith Sin, William Yan Thorley
  10. Hungary: David Betlehem, Anna Olasz, Kristóf Rasovszky, Reka Rohacs
  11. Italy: Domenico Acerenza, Giulia Gabbrielleschi, Gregorio Paltrinieri, Ginevra Taddeucci
  12. Japan: Airi Ebina, Kaiki Furuhata, Taishin Minamide, Yukimi Moriyama
  13. Kazakhstan: Lev Cherepanov, Vitaliy Khudyakov, Xeniya Romanchuk, Diana Taszhanova
  14. Korea: Changmin Lee, Hae Rim Lee, Jeongmin Lee, Jaehun Park
  15. Mexico: Paulina Alanis Hernandez, Arturo Perez Vertti Ferrer, Martha Sandoval Ayala, Paulo Strehlke Delgado
  16. Portugal: Tiago Carvalho de Campos, Mafalda Jorge Rosa, Angelica Ribeiro Andre, Diogo Santos Cardoso
  17. Puerto Rico: Jamarr Andre Bruno Mason, Leandra Diaz Torres, Diego Andrez Ortiz Echevarria, Alondra Itzel Quiles Santos
  18. South Africa: Ruan Breytenbach, Connor Buck, Amica de Jager, Catherine van Rensburg
  19. Singapore: Li-Shan Chantal Liew, Artyom Lukasevits, Ritchie Oh, Samantha Yeo
  20. Chinese Taipei: Cheng-Chi Cho, Pei-Chi Cho, Yu-Wen Teng, Yi-Chen Wang
  21. Turkey: Emir Batur Albayrak, Narin Burcunaz, Burhanettin Hacisagir, Sevim Eylul Supurgeci
  22. USA: Mariah Denigan, Brennan Gravley, Bella Sims, Joey Tepper

Fun fact: the lake water is good enough to drink. Located 15 minutes from Budapest, the lake holds the same water that residents of the Hungarian capital drink and use. The water quality is 99.2% drinking water with 0.8% includes chlorine which is added before pumping the water to the municipal pipes.

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