The FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup race in Cancun, Mexico was so close that even the video-tape of the finish had to be reviewed repeatedly for 45 minutes until the judges finally came to a general consensus…that multiple-time world champion Thomas Lurz came out on top.

This close race is only a precursor to what may happen at the Olympic 10km Marathon Swim in the Serpentine in London on August 10th.

And it is certainly a good bet to count on Lurz to be involved in the scrum at the finish.

Photo by Dr. Jim Miller of FINA’s Sports Medicine Committee.

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