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OWS GP 2008, Overview of Race 3 (Viedma, ARG)

The third race of FINA’s Open Water Swimming Grand Prix of 2008 was held once again in Argentina; this time in Viedma at the River Negro on February 18, 2008. It was a 15km race, in which swimmers completed six laps of approximately 2.5km each. As reported by FINA delegate Valerijus Belovas (Member of the FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee), 29 swimmers participated: 18 men and 11 women representing 10 countries.

UltraMarathon Swim Series 2008
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20Feb2008

OWS GP 2008, Overview of Race 2 (Rosario, ARG)

The second race of the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix 2008 took place on February 9, 2008 at the River Parana in Rosario, Argentina. Eighteen men and fifteen women from eleven countries participated. It was a 15km race, which was swum in 6 laps of approximately 2.5km each. Weather conditions for the race were good, according to Valerijus Belovas (LTU) FINA’s on-site Technical Open Water Swimming Committee delegate, with a water temperature on 25° Celcius and air temperature of 29° Celcius. There was local newspaper and television media coverage of the event, and about 1,000 spectators were in attendance.

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13Feb2008

OWS GP 2008, Overview of Race 2 (Rosario, ARG)

The second race of the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix 2008 took place on February 9, 2008 at the River Parana in Rosario, Argentina. Eighteen men and fifteen women from eleven countries participated. It was a 15km race, which was swum in 6 laps of approximately 2.5km each. Weather conditions for the race were good, according to Valerijus Belovas (LTU) FINA’s on-site Technical Open Water Swimming Committee delegate, with a water temperature on 25° Celcius and air temperature of 29° Celcius. There was local newspaper and television media coverage of the event, and about 1,000 spectators were in attendance.

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13Feb2008

OWS GP 2008, Overview of Race 1 (Santa Fe, ARG)

As reported by FINA delegate Tomas Haces German (Member of the FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee), 21 swimmers participated in the race; 11 men and 10 women representing 10 different countries. There was wind during the race, and at times it was strong. Air temperature was 24°Celsius and water temperature was 26°Celsius. There was full national and international radio, newspaper and television media coverage of the event, which was attended by thousands of spectators who gathered at the start area, in towns near the river, and at the finish area.

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06Feb2008

OWS GP 2008, Overview of Race 1 (Santa Fe, ARG)

As reported by FINA delegate Tomas Haces German (Member of the FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee), 21 swimmers participated in the race; 11 men and 10 women representing 10 different countries. There was wind during the race, and at times it was strong. Air temperature was 24°Celsius and water temperature was 26°Celsius. There was full national and international radio, newspaper and television media coverage of the event, which was attended by thousands of spectators who gathered at the start area, in towns near the river, and at the finish area.

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06Feb2008

2008 FINA Diving Grand Prix - Preview

Wang Xin (CHN)
The 14th FINA Diving Grand Prix 2008, like every edition before it, is a high-profile, annual competition series that gives elite divers from around the world an opportunity to compete against each other more often. Since its creation in 1995, this circuit has been staged in a group of distinguished diving countries on various continents. As a result, the event promotes awareness about which countries are renowned for the sport, while fostering growth of the discipline in both the host nations and other parts of the world. The FINA Diving Grand Prix also aims to work with interested media to globally endorse the sport of diving, which has been an Olympic sport for men since 1904 and for women since 1912.
 

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12Dec2007

FINA 10km MSWC 2008 - Preview

The 2007 FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup edition gave open water swimming fans and athletes a clear view of who is setting the standard in this sport. In the women’s field, for every race in which she appeared, Germany’s Angela Maurer was a force to be reckoned with. She took the lead of the general standings in January after winning Race 1 in Santos, Brazil and she was still in first place nine months later, when she became World Cup champion after race 11 in Cancun, Mexico. Never far behind was her compatriot Britta Kamrau-Corestein, who finished second overall, and they both faced pressure from third place finisher Poliana Okimoto (BRA) and several others such as Americans Chloe Sutton, Micha Burden, Australians Kate Brookes-Peterson, Alexandra Bagley, and Trudee Hutchinson, China’s Yang Jiequao, and Sweden’s Eva Bergland, a newcomer who won race 3.

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12Dec2007

FINA Diving Grand Prix in numbers

- Russian diving legend Dmitry Sautin won the FINA Diving Grand Prix 3m Springboard event seven times straight between 1995 and 2001. The following year he finished third, before he won the silver medal in 2003 and 2006. Between 1995 and 2000, he also won every Grand Prix 10m Platform event, except for one second place finish in 1999. - In both the men’s and women’s events, China has won every FINA Diving Grand Prix Synchronised Diving competition (Springboard and Platform) since these events were added in 2002.

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10Dec2007

FINA 10km MSWC in numbers

Edith Van Dijk (NED) finished in the top three overall five times by winning three gold, one silver, and one bronze medal in the Marathon Swimming World Cup series between 1998 and 2005. In the 2007 FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup, she won a bronze medal in race 7.There is ongoing control of the podium for this event by Germany’s Britta Kamrau-Corestein (who took gold in 2006 and 2003, and silver in 2007, 2005, 2004, 2002, 2001, 1999) and Angela Maurer (gold in 2007, 2004, 2002, silver in 2006, 2003, and bronze in 2000). In an event traditionally dominated by Europeans, two Egyptian swimmers are creeping up the open water rankings. Mohamed El Zanaty and Mazen Aziz both finished in the top ten for the 2007 FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup and both spent time on the podium as the races progressed. El Zanaty also took the silver medal overall for the 2006 Marathon Swimming World Cup.In the shadow of open water star Stéphane Lecat, two other Frenchmen gained international recognition in the last decade. Nicolas Knap took silver in 1997, while Stéphane Gomez placed second in 2004 and 2005, and third in 2001 and 2006.

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10Dec2007

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