No world CHAMPIONSHIP medal for Van Rouwendaal 10 km open water

No world CHAMPIONSHIP medal for Van Rouwendaal 10 km open water

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Sharon van Rouwendaal is Sunday, disappointing on the sixteenth place finishes at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS openwaterzwemmen on the 10 km.

Van Rouwendaal had a difficult preparation for the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Hungary. They ran a burn on her leg when they accidentally hot tea over her.

It was also last month at her glandular fever was detected. With the help of medication, she arrived there just in time back on top. A starring role on the 10 km there was, however, not in.

The Frenchwoman Aurelie Muller win in Hungary her world title, followed by Samantha Arevalo of Ecuador. The Italian Arianna Bridi and the Brazilian Ana Marcela Cunha finished in the same time and received both a bronze medal.

Van Rouwendaal, the reigning olympic champion in the discipline, was made in 2015 still good for the silver at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Kazan and hoped in the Lake her first world title rankings.

Halfway through the race was the 23-year-old Baarnse also still well behind Muller, that from the beginning the pace.

With still a kilometre to go but could Rouwendaal, however, no longer cope, causing them in the back of the leading group came to be, and then finally had to drop out. They finished on the seventeenth, but by disqualification of another swimmer she was as sixteenth in the results recorded.


Muller, like Van Rouwendaal trained by Frenchman Philippe Lucas, came after 2 hours and 16 seconds first across the finish line. Thus she took revenge for her disqualification in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Tuesday come to Ferry Weertman, Marcel Schouten in the water, for the 10 km for men. Van Rouwendaal goes Wednesday and Friday to attempt to get a medal to conquer the 5 km and 25 km.


Inge Jansen and Celine van Duijn joined the world CHAMPIONSHIP diving in Budapest not know for the final on the component synchronously (tower).

The Dutch duo finished in the preliminary round on the thirteenth place. They came 0,18 points deficit in Italy for participation in the final battle, that Sunday evening is finished.

Jansen and Van Duijn came to a score of 262,32 points out. Italy, as the twelfth and final country qualified for the finals, and had a total of 262,50 note. The Chinese pair Qian Ren/Yajie Si was in the preliminary round with 334,32 points the highest rating.

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