2000 FINA World Open Water Swimming Championships

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2000 FINA
Open Water Worlds
5K men's 5K
women 5K
5K team
10K men's 10K
women's 10K
10K team
25K men's 25K
women's 25K

The 1st FINA World Open Water Swimming Championships were held on October 29-November 4, 2000 in the waters off Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.[1] 164 swimmers from 34 countries swam in the championships, in race distances of 5-kilometer (5K), 10-kilometer (10K) and 25-kilometer (25K).[2]


Results[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Women's 5K
  details
Peggy Büchse
  Germany Germany
1:02:36.29 Kalyn Keller
  United States USA
1:02:40.42 Viola Valli
  Italy Italy
1:02:41.18
Men's 5K
  details
Yevgeny Bezruchenko
  Russia Russia
59:18.23 David Meca
  Spain Spain
59:20.64 Luca Baldini
  Italy Italy
59:20.86
Women's 10K
  details
Edith van Dijk
  Netherlands Netherlands
2:06:44.44 Melissa Pasquali
  Italy Italy
2:07:38.85 Peggy Büchse
  Germany Germany
2:08:00.30
Men's 10K
  details
David Meca
  Spain Spain
1:57:10.50 Petar Stoychev
  Bulgaria Bulgaria
1:57:14.44 Yevgeny Bezruchenko
  Russia Russia
1:57:15.02
Women's 25K
  details
Edith van Dijk
  Netherlands Netherlands
5:30:04.07 Viola Valli
  Italy Italy
5:30:06.06 Angela Maurer
  Germany Germany
5:30:08.06
Men's 25K
  details
Yuri Kudinov
  Russia Russia
4:55:51.12 David Meca
  Spain Spain
4:56:11.42 Aleksey Akatyev
  Russia Russia
4:57:03.12

Team medals[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
5K
  details
 Italy (ITA)
Luca Baldini
Fabio Venturini
Viola Valli
3:01:24.74  Russia (RUS)
Yevgeny Bezruchenko
Aleksey Akatyev
Irina Abysova
3:01:34.65  Germany (GER)
Christof Wandratsch
Ben Hoffman
Peggy Büchse
3:01:57.76
10K
  details
 Germany (GER)
Christof Wandratsch
Andres Maurer
Peggy Büchse
6:03:03.64  Russia (RUS)
Yevgeny Bezruchenko
Vladimir Dyatchin
Irina Abysova
6:03:33.95  United States (USA)
Ben Hanley
Matt Martin
Dawn Heckman
6:03:39.81

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ HistoFINA, volume 10; published by FINA; published=2009-07-01, retrieved=2012-03-03 (FINA's self-history, 2009 edition; volume 10 deals with Open Water Swimming).
  2. ^ 1st FINA World Championships from web.archive.org; published originally by FINA (fina.org) in 2000-10. Retrieved 2012-03-03.