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That is the 10k Open Water event that debuted at the 2008 Games in Beijing. Lara Ilchenko of Russia won the gold medal in a time of 59 minutes, 27.7 seconds.

Prior to the 2008 Olympics, the longest swimming event for women was the 800 meter freestyle.

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