Brazilian swimmer wins women's marathon swimming title at Tokyo Olympics

(Xinhua) 08:24, August 04, 2021

Athletes get prepared at the starting point of the women's 10km of marathon swimming at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, Aug. 4, 2021. (Xinhua/Xia Yifang)

TOKYO, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Ana Marceela Cunha of Brazil won the women's 10km marathon swimming gold medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games here on Wednesday.

Marceela clocked a winning time of one hour 59 minutes and 30.8 seconds for the title. The silver medal went to Aharron Van Rouwendaal of the Netherlands who finished the distance at 1:59:31.7. Kareena Lee of Australia took the bronze medal at 1:59:32.5. 


(Web editor: Xia Peiyao, Liang Jun)


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