2006 FINA World Open Water Swimming Championships

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The 4th FINA Open Water Swimming World Championships were held August 29-September 3, 2006 in Naples, Italy.[1]

The championships featured 98 swimmers from 29 countries competing in race distances of 5-kilometer (5K), 10-kilometer (10K) and 25-kilometer (25K).[2] Event schedule:[1]

  • Tuesday, August 29: Women's 5K, Men's 5K
  • Thursday, August 31: Men's 10K, Women's 5K
  • Saturday, September 2: Women's 25K
  • Sunday, September 3: Men's 25K
2006 FINA
Open Water Worlds
5K men's 5K
women 5K
10K men's 10K
women's 10K
25K men's 25K
women's 25K

Results[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Women's 5K
  details
Larisa Ilchenko
  Russia Russia
1:08:19.7 Poliana Okimoto
  Brazil Brazil
1:08:27.6 Britta Kamrau-Corestein
  Germany Germany
1:08:46.3
Men's 5K
  details
Thomas Lurz
  Germany Germany
1:04:32.3 Chip Peterson
  United States USA
1:04:32.7 Simone Ercoli
  Italy Italy
1:04:35.9
Women's 10K
  details
Larisa Ilchenko
  Russia Russia
2:19:40.9 Poliana Okimoto
  Brazil Brazil
2:19:59.3 Ksenia Popova
  Russia Russia
2:19:59.8
Men's 10K
  details
Thomas Lurz
  Germany Germany
2:10:39.4 Valerio Cleri
  Italy Italy
2:10:40.5 Evgueny Drattsev
  Russia Russia
2:10:40.7
Women's 25K
  details
Angela Maurer
  Germany Germany
6:22:46.9 Natalia Pankina
  Russia Russia
6:22:47.8 Ksenia Popova
  Russia Russia
6:22:51.3
Men's 25K
  details
Josh Santacaterina
  Australia Australia
5:47:34.1 Yuri Kudinov
  Russia Russia
5:48:56.9 Petar Stoychev
  Bulgaria Bulgaria
5:49:00.2

Team standings[edit]

The Championship Trophy point standing for the 2006 Open Water Worlds is:[3]

Rank Nation Men Women Combined
1  Russia 47 86 133
2  Germany 45 54 99
3  Italy 67 21 88
4  Australia 39 34 73
5  USA 24 31 55
6  Brazil 0 34 34
7  Czech Republic 4 18 22
8  Netherlands 18 0 18
9  Great Britain 7 9 16
9  France 16 0 16
11  Bulgaria 14 0 14
12  Egypt 10 0 10
13  Ukraine 5 3 8
14  Slovenia 0 4 4
15  Mexico 1 0 1

The following 13 countries are listed in a tie for 16, with zero (0) points:

Note:  Serbia and Montenegro is the sole country with an entry not listed in the standings. Their lone entrant (Darjia Pop) did not finish the one event (Women's 10K) in which she was entered.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Results page: 4th FINA Open Water Swimming Championships - Napoli, Italy from OmegaTiming.com (official timer of the event); retrieved, 2010-01-31.
  2. ^ HistoFINA--Open Water: FINA's history of open water swimming events. Retried 2010-01-30.
  3. ^ 2006 Open Water Worlds: Standings. Published by OmegaTiming.com on 2006-09-03; retrieved 2010-01-31.