Swimming: Dan Fogg captures gold in Mexico

Sunday 14 April 2013 22:50

British open-water swimmer Dan Fogg claimed gold in the fourth leg of the Fina 10-kilometre Marathon World Cup in Mexico yesterday

Fogg, fifth at the London Olympics, claimed the best result of his career to win in 1hr 56min 38.10sec, ahead of the 2012 Olympic silver medallist Thomas Lurz.

"Due to some clever tactical manoeuvres, Dan managed to swim at the front and escape the mayhem 65 swimmers create when trying to get around a buoy at the same time," said Berni Dietzigm, British Swimming interim head of open water. "He was continuously challenged for the lead but showed his strength."

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