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Germany wins 2nd straight world title in 5k team event

KAZAN, Russia (AP) Germany won the 5-kilometer team event for the second consecutive time in open water swimming at the world championships. The trio of Rob Muffels, Christian Reichert and Isabelle Harle finished in 55 minutes, 50.6 seconds Thursday on the Kazanka River. Germany also won the title two years ago in Barcelona, led by veteran Thomas Lurz, who has since retired. Marcel...
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Dutchman, German win open water events at Euros

BERLIN (AP) Ferry Weertmann of the Netherlands used a strong finish to win the gold medal Thursday in the men's 10-kilometer open water race at the European Swimming Championship. Thomas Lurz of Germany took the silver to add to the bronze he won in the 5-kilometer event a day earlier. Yevgeny Dratsev of Russia earned the bronze. Isabelle Haerle of Germany won the women's 5K event...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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