Tag: FINA 10 km Marathon Swimming World Cup

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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Hungary For Success In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Gellért Gábor is the coach of Szegedi Úszó Egylet (Swimming Club of Szeged). He coached both Melinda Novoszath (on left in above photo) and Anna Olasz (on right) at the recent FINA 10 km Marathon Swimming World Cup and 15 km FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Olasz, a

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Feeding The Open Water Swimmers

Photo courtesy of Dr. Jim Miller. Because of the strong winds and turbulence in the offshore waters of Playa del Carmen, Mexico, the course was slightly modified and the feeding pontoons were discarded in a nod for safety. Instead, coaches were asked to feed their athletes at the most recent FINA 10 km Marathon Swimming World Cup race from an in-the-water

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Thomas Lurz At 淺水灣泳灘

Thomas Lurz, and his female counterpart Emily Brunemann, will most likely wrap up their titles on the FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup professional circuit today. This will be a season-ending swim for the German superstar that saw him dominate the series at the age of 33 years. In addition to the 10 km race in Repulse Bay, the FINA Technical Open Water

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