Team Italy won the final open water swimming event of the 2023 World Aquatics Championship, the mixed 4×1500 relay.
Florian Wellbrock won his second gold medal in the 5 km race over two Italian rivals, Gregorio Paltrinieri and Domenico Acerenza, in Fukuoka, Japan today
Florian Wellbrock completely dominated the men’s 10K marathon swim on Day 2 of the 2023 World Aquatics Championships, winning by 18 seconds.
Leonie Beck pulled away at the end of the 10 km marathon swim at the 2023 World Aquatic Championships, winning the gold over Chelsea Gubecka of Australia and Katie Grimes of the USA.
After competing in the 2001 FINA World Championships in Fukuoka, American swimmer Patrick Dideum became a medical doctor and is a practicing pediatrician and U.S. Air Force captain who works at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.