Ashley Twichell, representing the North Carolina Aquatic Club (NCAC), won her second consecutive Open Water National Championship 10K and her third overall. She also won in 2016 and 2012. Twichell will now represent Team USA in the FINA World Championships women’s 10K in Budapest, Hungary, on July 16. As the second USA finisher in the 5K, Twichell also qualified for the World Championships in that race.
NCAC teammate, Chip Peterson, finished fifth in the men’s division of the 10K, while Thomas Bretzmann, also of NCAC, finished 25th.
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