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Swimming at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women's marathon 10 kilometre

The women's marathon swimming over a distance of 10 kilometres at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro took place on 15 August at Fort Copacabana.[1]

Women's marathon 10 kilometre
at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
Venue Fort Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
Dates 15 August 2016
Competitors 26 from 24 nations
Winning time 1:56:32
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Sharon van Rouwendaal  Netherlands
2nd, silver medalist(s) Rachele Bruni  Italy
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Poliana Okimoto  Brazil
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QualificationEdit

The women's 10 km open water marathon at the 2016 Olympics featured a field of 26 swimmers:[2]

  • 10: the top-10 finishers in the 10 km races at the 2015 World Championships
  • 9: the top-9 finishers at the 2016 Olympic Marathon Swim Qualifier (June 11–12, 2016 in Setúbal, Portugal)[3]
  • 5: one representative from each FINA continent (Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania). (These have been selected based on the finishes at the qualifying race in Setúbal.)
  • 1: from the host nation (Brazil) if not qualified by other means. If Brazil already contained a qualifier in the race, this spot had been allocated back into the general pool from the 2016 Olympic qualifier race.

ResultsEdit

Rank Athlete Nation Time Time
behind
Notes
  Sharon van Rouwendaal   Netherlands 1:56:32.1
  Rachele Bruni   Italy 1:56:49.5 +17.4
  Poliana Okimoto   Brazil 1:56:51.4 +19.3
4 Xin Xin   China 1:57:14.4 +42.3
5 Haley Anderson   United States 1:57:20.2 +48.1
6 Isabelle Härle   Germany 1:57:22.1 +50.0
7 Keri-Anne Payne   Great Britain 1:57:23.9 +51.8
8 Anastasiya Krapyvina   Russia 1:57:25.9 +53.8 Warning
9 Samantha Arévalo   Ecuador 1:57:27.2 +55.1
10 Ana Marcela Cunha   Brazil 1:57:29.0 +56.9
11 Kalliopi Araouzou   Greece 1:57:31.6 +59.5
12 Yumi Kida   Japan 1:57:35.2 +1:03.1 Warning
13 Éva Risztov   Hungary 1:57:42.8 +1:10.7 Warning
14 Anna Olasz   Hungary 1:57:45.5 +1:13.4
15 Chelsea Gubecka   Australia 1:58:12.7 +1:40.6
16 Špela Perše   Slovenia 1:58:59.6 +2:27.5 Warning
17 Erika Villaécija García   Spain 1:59:04.8 +2:32.7 Warning
18 Michelle Weber   South Africa 1:59:05.0 +2:32.9
19 Jana Pechanová   Czech Republic 1:59:07.7 +2:35.6
20 Paola Pérez   Venezuela 1:59:07.7 +2:35.6
21 Heidi Gan   Malaysia 1:59:07.9 +2:35.8 Warning
22 Joanna Zachoszcz   Poland 1:59:20.4 +2:48.3 Warning
23 Stephanie Horner   Canada 1:59:22.1 +2:50.0 Warning
24 Vânia Neves   Portugal 2:01:39.3 +5:07.2 Warning
25 Reem Kaseem   Egypt 2:05:19.1 +8:47.0
26 Aurélie Muller   France DSQ[4]

ReferencesEdit