At first glance, I thought this was some new bizarre fishing ritual since the swimmers were off frame. Makes sense though, how would they get their drinks otherwise? I wonder if they just chuck PowerBars into the water like fish food.
Patrick B. Kraemer/EPA
Coaches with feeding equipment wait on a plantoon for the competitors in the Women's 10km open water swimming at the 13th FINA World Championships at the beach in Ostia near Rome, Italy.