27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

US swimmer Twichell wins gold in Universiade women’s 10km

American Ashley Twichell became winner of the women’s open water 10km final.


Universiade. Day 12. Swimming. Open water. © RIA Novosti/Alexey Malgavko

Twichel finished with the time of 2h 5min 0.9sec, R-Sport informed. The silver medallist of this heat, the Italian Aurora Ponsele, finished 31sec behind the winner. The Croatian Karla Sitic took bronze with the time of 2h 5min 32,1sec. The Russian team included Angelina Borodina and Sofia Petrenko. Borodina showed the 6th time, 2h 6min 52,1sec. Petrenko finished with the 9th time, 2h 8min 30,5sec.

R-Sport, July 17