RESIDENCE: Würzburg, Germany
|10km Open Water Swim: 1:50:04.40 (17th, 2021 Marathon Swim World Series Eilat)|
|5km Open Water Swim: 57:03.6 (21st, 2021 European Aquatic Championships)|
|1500m LCM Swim PB: 15:36.31 (2020 Swim Meet, Würzburg, Germany)|
|Qualified for 2022 World Championships 10km|
|20th, 2021 Olympic Marathon Swimming Qualifier|
Jan Hercog is an Austrian open water swimmer qualified to race the 2022 World Championships across 10 kilometres. He is the top-ranked swimmer at the nationally-acclaimed Union Schwimmclub Graz which holds several Austrian records, has produced state champions, and sent athletes to European and world championships. He barely missed the 2020 Tokyo Olympics marathon swimming cut-off by five seconds. With his qualification for the 2022 World Championship 10km in place, he hopes to qualify for the 2024 Paris Olympics.
Two-time world champion and Olympic gold medalist Kristian Blummenfelt made history today, becoming the first man to complete a full distance triathlon under seven hours.
At the Pho3nix Sub7 and Sub8 Project, Powered by Zwift, today was yet another day of swim, bike and run, with race day finally confirmed as happening on June 5th.
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