Noah Brune Crowned Men’s 5K Junior Open Water Champion

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The 2017 Open Water Championships continued with the junior men’s and women’s 5K open water swims.

Noah Brune of the Mission Viejo Nadadores delivered a sizzling win in the junior men’s 5K open water swim, finishing with a time of 1:01.27.1.

The Sandpipers of Nevada picked up second and third as Brennan Gravely and Joseph Gutierrez stopped the clock at times of 1:01.42.6 and 1:01.43.7.

Thomas Bretzmann of North Carolina Aquatics finished fourth overall with a 1:02.27.8, while Parkland Aquatic Club’s Danny Berlitz was fifth with a 1:02.28.1.

Davis Aqadarts’ Connor Daniels took sixth with a 1:03.35.5, followed by Irvine Novaquatics’ Brandon Samaniego was seventh with a 1:03.37.3.

Concluding the top eight was Alexander Webster of the Sarasota YMCA Sharks and his time of 1:04.15.4.



Author: Taylor Brien

Taylor Brien is the Assistant Operations Manager and a staff writer at Swimming World. A native of Bettendorf, IA and a 2015 graduate of Illinois College, she has covered a variety of events since joining the SW team in 2015, including the NCAA Championships, World Championships, Olympic Trials, and 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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