Thursday, July 23, 2009

Final Men's 10K World Championship Results

The FINA Jury of Appeal met today in Rome and decided to accept the appeal made by USA Swimming concerning the men’s 10K race held yesterday in Ostia Beach. The initial protest was filed by Italy and Greece and was accepted by the FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee and adjudicated today by FINA.

The medalists were officially confirmed as follows:

1. Thomas Lurz (GER), 1:52:06.9
2. Andrew Gemmell (USA), 1:52:08.3 - shown above with raised hand
3. Francis Crippen (USA), 1:52:10.7 - shown above with lanolin on torso

The medal ceremony will take place at the Foro Italico on July 24th after the women's diving 3-meter synchronised springboard final.

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