London 2012 - Spectators line the shore of the Hyde Park venue to witness the men’s swim marathon. Petar Stoychev (number 14) of Bulgaria swims alongside Andreas Waschburger (number 10) of Germany.
London 2012 - Oussama Mellouli of Tunisia looks up and rejoices winning the swim marathon. After 10km Mellouli’s margin of victory is just over 3 seconds ahead of Thomas Lurz of Germany.
London 2012 - Arseniy Lavrentyev of Portugal recovers from an exhausting men’s 10km marathon swim at Hyde Park on 10 August, 2012.
London 2012 - Oussama Mellouli proudly wears Tunisia’s only gold medal from the London 2012 games in the men’s open water 10km marathon swim. Mellouli also earned bronze in the 1500m freestyle and becomes the first swimmer to medal in both pool and open water swimming events.
London 2012 - Thomas Lurz of Germany finishes second in the men’s swim marathon just a few seconds behind Mellouli of Tunisia.
London 2012 - Richard Weinberger of Canada earns bronze and congratulates Oussama Mellouli of Tunisia on his gold medal in the men’s 10km marathon swim event.