5 August 12:10 (BST)

In numbers - open water swimming

GLASGOW - A snapshot of the open water swimming competition at the Glasgow 2018 European Championships in facts and figures.

190
Metres, Loch Lomond’s deepest point.

71
Square kilometres, surface area of Loch Lomond, making it the largest inland stretch of water in the United Kingdom.

43
Age of oldest woman competitor, Angela MAURER (GER).

17.4
Seconds between gold medallist Sharon van ROUWENDAAL (NED) and second-placed Rachele BRUNI (ITA) in the 10km marathon swimming competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

16
Degrees Celsius, the minimum water temperature.

14
Minimum age of a competitor, as at 31 December.

7
Gold medals available.

5
Metres, the maximum length of a feeding pole when extended.

4
Out of seven world championship gold medals won by France in Budapest in 2017.

2.5
Kilometres, one lap in the individual events.

2
Maximum number of swimming caps allowed per athlete.

1.25
Kilometres, one lap of the team relay event.

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