Monday, July 27, 2009

Open Water Swimmers Marking Marks In Pool

Even though the open water swimming events are over at the 2009 World Swimming Championships, open water swimmers are still making their the pool.

In the women's 1500-meter finals, 3 of the 8 finalists are well-known open water swimmers. These swimmers include:

2nd-fastest Kristel Kobrich Schimpl of Chile who placed sixth in the 5K race last week, 7th-fastest Chloe Sutton of the USA and 8th-fastest Melissa Gorman who won the 5K race. All three competed in the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim in Beijing.

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