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Italy's Simone Ruffiniwins wins swimming marathon at world championships in Russia

...punctuated with a marriage proposal.Simone Ruffini's victory in swimming's version of the marathon at the world championships involved...expected, Russia won the free combination in synchronized swimming, ending the competition with eight of the nine gold medals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-01/italys-simone-ruffin
USOC contacts other cities about 2024 bid

...investigation also showed venues for triathlon and open-water swimming off Copacabana Beach had high virus levels that pose a threat...rubbish, household waste, and even dead animals.At the world swimming championships in Kazan, Russia, swimmers said they were worried...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-01/usoc-contacts-other-citi
Probe finds sewage, viruses at sites of Rio's Olympic events

RIO DE JANEIRO - The waters where Olympians will compete in swimming and boating events next summer in South America's first games are rife with human sewage and present a serious health risk for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-30/probe-finds-sewage-virus
Savannah River Bacteria | The Augusta Chronicle

...Wrightsboro Road, don't worry: It is. Water in other areas, however, isn't so clean -- and in some cases, not suitable for swimming or wading, according to an Augusta Chronicle analysis of samples from 50 sites in Richmond, Columbia and Aiken counties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/subjects/savannah-river-bacteria
Thomson teen drowns in chalk mine pond

A Thomson teen drowned Thursday while swimming in a chalk mine pond with friends.McDuffie County Sheriff...Iron Hill Road. Cummings and some friends were reportedly swimming in the chalk pit earlier Thursday afternoon.Marshall said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-30/thomson-teen-drowns-mcduffie
Swimmable Water Weekend, GatorFest shine a light on local waters

...and without clean water, there is no healthy life. WE ENJOY SWIMMING, fishing, boating and relaxing in our local waterways. They...the Savannah River. (And as always, please practice safe swimming.) Every photo posted between July 31 and Aug. 2 will count...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-07-30/swimmable-water-
California surfer wins 10K open water world title at Kazan

...hometown of Malibu, Calif., who started swimming at age of 10 in an effort to become a...third gold in four events in synchronized swimming. China was second and Japan third...little bit all in waves, so everybody was swimming against each other but that makes it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-27/california-surfer-wins-10k-open-w
Public has chance to weigh in on Augusta's next SPLOST package

...include hiking and biking trails, playground equipment replacement, community center upgrades, field and court improvements, swimming pool renovations and new splash pads, increasing accessibility for the disabled, reforestation and cemetery improvements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-29/public-has-chance-weigh-
U.S. continues to excel in Pan Am Games with an eye on Rio

...slight favorite to finish ahead of China with Russia in third.Ashley said prospects for Rio will be clearer after the world swimming championships opening this week in Russia, and the track and field world championships in August in Beijing."After the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-22/us-continues-excel-pan-am-games-e
David Fliehler

...California, has lived in North Augusta since 2011. David loved spending time outdoors, where he enjoyed fishing, camping and swimming, despite his disability of being blind. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Avis and Bill Wiley; father and stepmother...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175348976