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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Rachele Bruni Simone Ruffini + Federico Vanelli Win LEN

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Throughout the 2016 European Open Water Swimming Championships in Hoorn, Netherlands, Team Italy has shown its dominance and depth.

The talents of the Italians culminated in the 5 km team trial event.

5 km Team Trial results:
1. Italy (Rachele Bruni + Simone Ruffini + Federico Vanelli) 55:59.3
2. Germany (Finnia Wunram + Rob Muffels + Andreas Waschburger) 56:37.0
3. Hungary (Eva Risztov + Mark Papp + Daniel Szekelyi) 56:42.6
4. Great Britain (Danielle Huskisson + Caleb Hughes + Jay Lelliott) 57:03.5
5. Russia (Daria Kulik + Anton Evsikov + Sergey Bolshakov) 58:19.2
6. Portugal (Angelica Andre + Mario Bonanca + Rafael Gil) 1:00:14.9
7. Poland (Justyna Burska + Krzysztof Pielowski + Jan Urbaniak) 1:00:19.3
8. Netherlands (Esmee Bos + Lucas Greven + Pepijn Smits) 1:02:42.9

Full results of the LEN European Open Water Swimming Championships are posted here.

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