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The 5th FINA World Open Water Swimming Championships
were held May 3–8, 2008 in Seville, Spain. The races were held on a 2.5-kilometer loop-course
in the Guadalquivir river in the city center. A total of 165 swimmers (81 females, 84 males)
were entered into the 6 races at the 2008 Open Water Worlds:
Saturday, May 3: women’s 10K Sunday, May 4: men’s 10K
Tuesday, May 6: women’s 5K, men’s 5K Thursday, May 8: women’s 25K, men’s 25KThe
10K races served as the initial qualifier for the 10K race at the 2008 Olympics.==Results====Team standings==
The Championship Trophy point standing for the 2008 Open Water Worlds is:
The following 17 countries are listed in a tie for 22nd, with zero (0) points:==See also==
Open water swimming at the 2007 World Aquatics Championships (previous Worlds)
2008 Olympics: Women’s 10K and Men’s 10K Open water swimming at the 2009 World Aquatics
Championships (subsequent Worlds) 2008 in swimming

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