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Sunday, April 10, 2016

USA Swimming National Open Water Highlights

Aerial images and highlights produced by Chris and Nate Lundie of Take It Live Productions.

USA Swimming opened up its national championships to foreign competitors in this Olympic year in order to raise the level of competition. The decision led to 65% of the top 5 finishers were non-Americans with France taking two titles.

*USA Swimming National Open Water Swimming Championships 10 km men's results are here
*USA Swimming National Open Water Swimming Championships 10 km women's results are here
*USA Swimming National Open Water Swimming Championship 5 km women's results are here
*USA Swimming National Open Water Swimming Championship 5 km men's results are here

Top 5 Women 10 km race:
1 Ashley Twichell (USA) 2:01:51.78>
2 Rachele Bruni (Italy) 2:01:52.02>
3 Ana Marcela Cunha (Brazil) 2:01:55.41>
4 Haley Anderson (USA) 2:01:56.28>
5 Poliana Okimoto (Brazil) 2:01:56.43>

Top 5 Men 10 km race:
1 Andrew Gemmell (USA) 1:53:53.79
2 Ferry Weertman (Netherland) 1:53:55.11
3 Oussama Mellouli (Tunisia) 1:53:55.56
4 Alex Meyer (USA) 1:53:57.40
5 Marc-Antoine Olivier (France) 1:53:58.93

Top 5 Women 5 km race:
1 Aurélie Muller (France) 1:01:48.30
2 Haley Anderson (USA) 1:01:48.40
3 Poliana Okimoto (Brazil) 1:01:48.52
4 Ana Marcela Cunha (Brazil) 1:01:49.61
5 Rachele Bruni (Italy) 1:01:50.04

Top 5 Men 5 km race:
1 Marc-Antoine Olivier (France) 57:24.10
2 Oussama Mellouli (Tunisia) 57:24.24
3 Ferry Weertman (Netherlands) 57:25.43
4 Yasunari Hirai (Japan) 57:26.54
5 Chip Peterson (USA) 57:32.19

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