Van Rouwendaal grabs in addition to a world CHAMPIONSHIP medal in the 5 km open water

Sharon van Rouwendaal in the night between Tuesday and Wednesday failed to secure a medal for bravery, to conquer the 5 km at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS, openwaterzwemmen in South Korea. The Dutch ended up with eleven.

The 25-year-old Van Rouwendaal at the end of the non-olympic section, for more than 15 seconds to the winner Ana Marcela Cunha, from Brazil, who aantikte in 57.56,0.

European champion Van Rouwendaal made for a long time, but it came on the day that deficiency to be trained. Behind the winner, Cunha was, for the French Aurélie Muller in the second one, and ended up with the German, He, Beck, and the American Hannah Moore are in the same time in third place.

“I was in the beginning, and the swim went smoothly,” said Van Rouwendaal. “To me, if the tempo is a bit higher, as now it was in the latter half of round one all together. In the last one hundred meters, everyone was going to be hard on each other, and it was, as it were, came from.”

At the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in South Korea, finished Rouwendaal earlier on the tenth in the 10 km, the distance at which she is olympic champion, it is. By the tenth spot, forcing them to participate in the Olympic Games next year in Tokyo are finished.

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