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Ous Mellouli claims open-water 10K

Updated: August 10, 2012, 11:27 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Pool or lake, it makes no difference to Ous Mellouli.

As long as there's water involved.

The Tunisian won the grueling 10-kilometer race at the London Games on Friday to become the first swimmer to win medals in both the pool and open water at the same Olympics.

Having earned bronze in the 1,500-meter freestyle last week, Mellouli pulled away from a small group of leaders in the fifth of six laps and won in 1 hour, 49 minutes, 55.1 seconds in the murky waters of the ...

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