Swim marathon: Tokyo 2020, FINA watching water quality, temperature

Athletes voiced concerns over water quality and temperature at a marathon swimming test event for Tokyo 2020 Sunday, as officials vowed to monitor the situation closely in the run-up to the games.

"That was the warmest race I've ever done," said three-time Olympic medallist Oussama Mellouli from Tunisia after completing the 5km men's competition.

"It felt good for the first 2km then I got super overheated" added the 35-year-old, who won gold in the 10km swim at the London Olympics in 2012.

 

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