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Sharm El Sheikh

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Sharm el-Sheikh is an Egyptian resort town between the desert of the Sinai Peninsula and the Red Sea. It is known for its sheltered sandy beaches, clear waters and coral reefs. Naama Bay, with a palm tree-lined promenade, is filled with bars and restaurants. Ras Muhammad National Park is a major diving destination, with marine life around the Shark and Yolanda reefs and the Thistlegorm wreck.

Open Water Swimming[edit]

Women's 5 km Podium Finishers[edit]

Gold: Viola Valli (Italy) 56:52
Silver: Edith van Dijk (Netherlands) 57:01
Bronze: Hanna Miluska (Switzerland) 58:13

Men's 5 km Podium Finishers[edit]

Gold: Luca Baldini (Italy) 51:49.78
Silver Stefano Rubando (Italy) 51:51.20
Bronze: Thomas Lurz (Germany) 51:52.43

Women's 10 km Podium Finishers[edit]

Gold: Britta Kamrau (Germany) 1:56:42.25
Silver: Viola Valli (Italy) 1:56:42.28
Bronze: Angela Maurer (Germany) 1:56:49

Men's 10 km Podium Finishers[edit]

Gold: Ivgueni Kochkarov (Russia) 1:49:30
Silver: Simone Ercoli (Italy) 1:49:34
Bronze: Vladimir Dyatchin (Russia) 1:49:35

Women's 25 km Podium Finishers[edit]

Gold: Edith van Dijk (Netherlands) 6:11:21
Silver: Angela Maurer (Germany) 6:11:22.43
Bronze: Britta Kamrau (Germany) 6:11:22.70

Men's 25 km Podium Finishers[edit]

Gold: Yuri Kudinov (Russia) 5:39:14
Silver: Anton Sanatchev (Russia) 5:41:14
Bronze: Gabriel Chaillou (Argentina) 5:51:16

5 km Team Medals[edit]

Gold: Italy
Silver: Germany
Bronze: Switzerland

10 km Team Medals[edit]

Gold: Germany Silver: Italy Bronze: Russia

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