Women's Marathon 10k

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Russia’s Larisa Ilchenko wins 10km marathon swim

Russia’s Larisa Ilchenko has won the women’s 10km marathon swim at the Beijing Olympics setting a time of 1 hour 59 minutes and 27 seconds.

Keri-Anne Payne from Great Britain won the silver medal and Cassie Patten also from Great Britain won the bronze medal.
“I’m very happy, It was a really hard race,” Ilchenko told reporters. [...]

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