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Olympics: Grimaldi wins bronze in open-water swimming

Italian just three seconds behind Hungarian winner Risztov

Olympics: Grimaldi wins bronze in open-water swimming

(ANSA) - London, August 9 - Italy's Martina Grimaldi won the bronze metal Thursday in the women's 10km open-water swimming marathon at the London Olympics. Grimaldi came in just three seconds behind gold-medal winner Eva Risztov from Hungaria, who finished in one hour, 57 minutes, 37 seconds. US swimmer Haley Anderson won the silver medal. Grimaldi's achievement on the Serpentine in Hyde Park gave Italy its first swimming medal at the London Olympics, after the team went away empty-handed from the pool events, and its 18th overall.

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