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Alex Meyer Wins National Open Water Title

June 19, 2014


Alex MeyerFormer open water world champ Alex Meyer picked up a U.S. National open water title in dramatic fashion, just nipping Northwestern’s Jordan Wilimovsky in a photo finish.

Meyer, who finished third in Friday’s 10K, and Wilimovsky, who took second in that race as well, dueled much of the way on Sunday morning, each leading the field for a stretch late. But it was the 2012 Olympian Meyer who finished in 55:34.303 for the win. Wilimovsky was just a hair behind, going 55:34.570.

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