Open water swimming at the 2005 World Aquatics Championships


Open water swimming at the 2005 World Aquatics Championships

These are the results of the open water swimming competition at the 2005 World Aquatics Championships, which took place in Montreal, Canada.

The open water swimming course was held in the Olympic Rowing Basin on Île Notre-Dame, and not in a river. This was the first time that open water swimming was held in a pool.[clarification needed] The Montreal Olympic Rowing Basin was built for the 1976 Montreal Olympics.

Contents

Medals table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Netherlands 2 0 1 3
2  Germany 1 2 1 4
3  United States 1 2 0 3
4  Russia 1 0 0 1
4  Spain 1 0 0 1
6  Italy 0 1 2 3
7  Australia 0 1 0 1
8  Bulgaria 0 0 2 2

Medal summary

Men

Event Gold Silver Bronze
5 km
details
 Thomas Lurz (GER)
51:17.2
 Chip Peterson (USA)
51:18.8
 Simone Ercoli (ITA)
51:18.9
10 km
details
 Chip Peterson (USA)
1:46:38.1
 Thomas Lurz (GER)
1:46:45.2
 Petar Stoychev (BUL)
1:46:50.4
25 km
details
 David Meca (ESP)
5:00:21.4
 Brendan Capell (AUS)
5:00:23.6
 Petar Stoychev (BUL)
5:00:28.4

Women

Event Gold Silver Bronze
5 km
details
 Larisa Ilchenko (RUS)
55:40.1
 Margy Keefe (USA)
55:44.3
 Edith van Dijk (NED)
55:46.6
10 km
details
 Edith van Dijk (NED)
1:56:00.5
 Frederica Vitale (ITA)
1:56:02.5
 Britta Kamrau (GER)
1:56:04.0
25 km
details
 Edith van Dijk (NED)
5:25:06.6
 Britta Kamrau (GER)
5:25:06.9
 Laura la Piana (ITA)
5:25:11.5

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