Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

This video summary of the men’s Olympic marathon swimming 10km race from the 2008 Beijing Olympics hints at five things:

1. Spyridon Gianniotis is faster in 2012 than in 2008.
2. Thomas Lurz has a killer feeding technique.
3. Expect the unexpected.
4. The Olympic marathon 10km race will be closer in London.
5. The shores of the Serpentine will be much more crowded in London.

Click here to watch the Olympic marathon swim summary on YouTube.

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