Tokyo 2020: Olympic Marathon Swim Predictions - Matej Kozubek (Czech Republic)

Tokyo 2020: Olympic Marathon Swim Predictions – Matej Kozubek (Czech Republic)

About

Matej Kozubek is a 23-year-old pool and open water swimmer from the Czech Republic.

He finished 4th in the 6 km LEN Cup Copenhagen on 31 August 2019 at the age of 23.

He finished 3rd in the 6 km LEN Cup Copenhagen on 31 August 2019 in 1:08:25 at the age of 22.

He competed in the FINA Olympic Marathon Swim Qualifier for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in Setúbal Bay, Portugal on 19 June 2021.

Date of Birth
11 May 1996

Height (cm)
180

Gender
Male

City and Country Of Residence
Czech Republic

Languages Spoken
Czech

Name Of Coach
Jan Srb [national]; Josef Nalezeny [club]

Tokyo Olympic Games – Marathon Swim Predictions: “Expect the Unexpected”

WOWSA expects the unexpected at the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Both the men’s and women’s races will be extremely close in the very flat – very warm-water, extremely humid and tightly-packed conditions.

It is anyone’s guess what will happen in the women’s race on August 4th and the men’s race on August 5th. Who will win gold? Who will finish in the Top 10? Will anyone have to quarantine or be prevented from swimming due to COVID-19 regulations?

No one knows. But WOWSA based its bold predictions on the track records of the world’s fastest marathon swimmers combined other intangibles, tendencies and tactics of each Olympic athlete.

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