Tag: Andreas Waschburger

Yohsuke Miyamoto Wins In Setúbal Bay

Yohsuke Miyamoto Wins In Setúbal Bay Courtesy of Colin Hill, Setúbal Bay, Portugal. Japan's Yohsuke Miyamoto won his first FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series 10 km race of his career in the 19°C water temperature of Setúbal Bay in Portugal in 19°C water. Official Results: Yohsuke Miyamoto (Japan) 1:34:44 Andreas Waschburger (Germany) 1:34:45

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Xin Xin Marks The Top Spot

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Xin Xin nearly stood on the awards podium at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games 10 km marathon swim [see Copacabana Beach course above] as one of the mostly unknowns in the Olympic final. Her fourth place finish in August now looks like a precursor to what the 20-year-old Chinese swimmer can do over the next

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Andreas Waschburger Getting Prepared

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Andreas Waschburger of Germany finished eighth in the 2012 Olympic 10K Marathon Swim in London. And he wants to have another shot at standing on the Olympic podium in Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro this August. So he is working hard, fanatically hard. He recently did a 10,000m training swim in a 50m

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Chip On The Shoulder Of Two Germans

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. He's baaaaackkkk. Well, almost. It has been many years since American Charles 'Chip' Peterson has been the alpha dog of the open water swimming world. With illnesses that have plagued him since winning 10 km at the 2005 FINA World Championships, his potential has always been clipped short. But now he is

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Olympian Duel In Fort Myers

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. At the 10 km Crippen Cup this weekend in Fort Myers, Florida, Swim Canada simultaneously held its selection for its national open water team for the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships set for August 21st - 24th in Gold Coast, Australia. Richard Weinberger had already earned his spot at the Pan Pacific

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