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 Swimming Committee will hold meetings to discuss the all-important aspects of the Olympic qualification process for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
The FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee is well-represented by countries around the world. These representatives make recommendations to FINA for implementation on the world stage.
The members include Ronnie Wong (Hong Kong), Jorge Delgado Panchana (Ecuador), Andrea Prayer (Italy), Joaquim Pestana Costa (Angola), David Ngugi (Kenya), Fernando Terrilli (Argentina), Tomas Haces German (Cuba), Sid Cassidy (USA), Abdulmonem Al Alawi (Oman), Mubarak Abdulla Al Zahmi (United Arab Emirates), Jean Paul Narce (France), Samuel Greetham (Great Britain), Noam Zwi (Israel), William Ford (Australia), John West (New Zealand), Christiane Fanzeres (Brazil), Ayman Saad (Egypt), Jon Hestoy (Faroe Islands), and Dennis Miller (Fiji).
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Southern California native, born 1962, is the creator of the WOWSA Awards, Oceans Seven, Openwaterpedia, Citrus Corps, World Open Water Swimming Association, Daily News of Open Water Swimming, Global Open Water Swimming Conference. He is Chief Executive Officer of KAATSU Global and KAATSU Research Institute. Inductee in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame (Honor Swimmer, Class of 2001) and Ice Swimming Hall of Fame (Honor Contributor – Media, Class of 2019), recipient of the International Swimming Hall of Fame’s Poseidon Award (2016), International Swimming Hall of Fame’s Irving Davids-Captain Roger Wheeler Memorial Award (2010), USA Swimming’s Glen S. Hummer Award (2007, 2010) and Harvard University’s John B. Imrie Award (1984). Served on the FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee and as Technical Delegate with the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games, and 9-time USA Swimming coaching staff.