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The Championships Trophy Scores

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

The Championships Trophy is given to the top open water swimming nation at the FINA World Championships. Scores are added up based on the top 12 finishers in the 5 km solo swim, 5 km team pursuit, 10 km Olympic qualifying race, and 25 km marathon swim.

Russia has won the most number of gold medals (26) throughout the history of open water swimming at the 7 FINA World Championships where open water races have been conducted. Germany sits in second place historically with 23 gold medals with a recent resurgence of the countries of the United States, the Netherlands, Italy, Brazil and Greece.

After the 5 km team event and with one more race to go (25 km marathon swim), the rankings among the 46 participating countries are as follows:

Championships Trophy Rankings:
1 United States 80 points
2 Germany 64
3 Netherlands 59
4 Italy 58
5 Brazil 45
6 Greece 40
7 Russia 31
8 France 29
9 Australia 24
10 South Africa 18
11 Great Britain 16
12 Hungary 12
13 Spain 7
14 Canada 5
14 Ecuador 5
16 Japan 2
17 Slovenia 0
17 Czech Republic 0
17 China 0
17 Malaysia 0
17 Mexico 0
17 Sweden 0
17 El Salvador 0
17 Guatemala 0
17 Hong Kong 0
17 Costa Rica 0
17 Kazakhstan 0
17 Bolivia 0
17 Ukraine 0
17 Israel 0
17 Portugal 0
17 Serbia 0
17 Peru 0
17 Venezuela 0
17 Slovakia 0
17 United Arab Emirates 0
17 Poland 0
17 Tunisia 0
17 New Zealand 0
17 Argentina 0
17 Austria 0
17 Ireland 0
17 Bulgaria 0
17 Egypt 0
17 Croatia 0
17 India 0

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