LONDON, Aug. 10 (UPI) --
Oussama Mellouli of Tunisia won the Olympic gold medal Friday in the men's 10-kilometer marathon swimming event.
The silver medal went to Thomas Lurz of Germany and the bronze to Richard Weinberger of Canada.
In addition to the open-water gold at Hyde Park, Mellouli won a medal in the pool earlier in these Olympics, taking the bronze in the 1,500-meter race.
© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.