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  • News | London 2012

    London - Day 14 - Dutch women retain hockey title

    Oussama Mellouli added an open water gold to the bronze he won in the pool, Maris Strombergs maintained his monopoly of the Olympic BMX title, the US women’s 4x100m team set a new world record, while in the men’s 4x400m there was joy for the Bahaman quartet, and the Russian team claimed a fifth consecutive Olympic title in the synchronised swimming...
    10 Aug 2013 | London 2012, Olympic News
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Marathon swimmers test out Tokyo’s stunning setting

    A total of 35 elite-level swimmers – 22 men and 13 women – lined up for the Tokyo 2020 marathon swimming test event on Sunday, as preparations for next year’s Olympic Games continue to gather pace. 
    12 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Marathon Swimming
  • News | RIO 2016

    Double Dutch joy in Rio 2016 marathon swimming

    The Netherlands completed a golden 10km open water double off Copacabana Beach, with Sharon Van Rouwendaal producing a superb solo swim to win the women’s race by a distance and compatriot Ferry Weertman edging a photo finish to land the men’s title 24 hours later.
    26 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Swimming, marathon 10km, Marathon Swimming
  • News | RIO 2016

    Weertman completes golden Dutch open water double

    Ferry Weertman of the Netherlands took the Rio 2016 men’s 10km open water title in dramatic fashion off Copacabana beach, prevailing by the narrowest of margins to give his country another marathon swimming triumph to go with team-mate Sharon Van Rouwendaal’s victory in the women’s race on 15 August.
    16 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Marathon Swimming, Swimming, Netherlands
  • News | London 2012

    London 2012 - Day 8 - Serena Williams joins the Golden Grand Slam club

    The host nation enjoyed its best day so far with golds in the athletics, rowing and cycling. Meanwhile, Serena Williams joined an elite club of Golden Grand Slam winners, and Michael Phelps claimed his 18th Olympic gold.
    04 Aug 2013 | London 2012, Olympic News, Tennis, Women, United States of America, WILLIAMS, Serena
  • Mellouli triumphs in 10km Marathon swim | Video

    Mellouli triumphs in 10km Marathon swim

    London 2012 - Tunisia's Oussama Mellouli triumphed in one of the most gruelling events in the Games, winning the men's 10km Marathon gold in the open water of the Serpentine.
  • Marathon Swimming Men

    Marathon Swimming Men

    Oussama Mellouli of Tunesia competes during the Men's 10km Marathon Swim on Day 11 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Fort Copacabana on August 16, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Monday, August 15, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Proud gold for Tunisia

    Proud gold for Tunisia

    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.
    Friday, August 10, 2012 6:30 PM | Photo
  • Tunisian pride

    Tunisian pride

    London 2012 - Supporters of Oussama Mellouli proudly hold their Tunisia scarves. Melloui is responsible for earning two of Tunisia’s three Olympic medals; bronze in the 1500m pool event and gold in the open water 10km marathon.
    Friday, August 10, 2012 6:30 PM | Photo
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