Van Rouwendaal edged out in bid for f...

Van Rouwendaal edged out in bid for fourth gold

GLASGOW: Sharon van Rouwendaal produced the most astounding comeback of the European Championships after losing her way in the 25km open swimming event only to still come agonisingly close to completing a clean sweep of four golds in Loch Lomond on Sunday. The Dutch swimmer, who had won all three of competitions over 5km, 10km and the relay, ended up with silver in the open water 'marathon' after just being beaten to the finishing board touch by Italy's Arianna Bridi.

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