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Brazilians 1-2 at swimming worlds

Updated: July 23, 2013, 4:08 PM ET
Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain -- They tossed around elbows that would've made an NBA player proud. They whacked each other with wind-milling arms. They bumped into each other as if this were a NASCAR race or something.

Nope, just another day at open water.

Brazilians Poliana Okimoto and Ana Marcela Cunha went 1-2 in the 10-kilometer race at the swimming world championships Tuesday, a rough-and-tumble event that two-time winner Keri-Anne Payne described as "absolute carnage."

Okimoto and ...

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