European Junior Championships Open Water Swimming 2011

13 August 2011 – Navia

As well as the European Juniors Navia is hosting RFEN and regional Championships.

Germany won the 3km event in 32.08.8, Italy were second (32.34.9) and hosts Spain third (32.35.0) – the team’s time equates to that of the third swimmer to finish.

The GB team of Thomas Allen (32:54.2), Thomas Sunter (32:55.3) and Danielle Hall-Jackson (32:56.2) came 6th.

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British Gas ITC Swansea swimmer Tom Allen, who competed at the World Championships in Shanghai last month, won silver with a strong swim in the 5km race. Thomas Sunter finished in fifth place and Jack Burnell was eighth.

In the girls’ 5km race, Danielle Hall-Jackson took 13th place with Eleanor Faulkner just behind her in 14th and Jessica Thielmann in 18th.

Video from 12 August via OndaRadioTelevision (6m 09s)

Video from 10 August via OndaRadioTelevision (58s)

Navia Estuary Swim

View video replay of the L3 Swim Descent of the Ria de Navia (Televisión del Principado de Asturias)

Presentacion LIII Descenso Internacional a la… by TV-EONAVIEGA

The L4 downstream swim is on 14 August 2011.