US swimmer Haley Anderson (front), Italy

Haley Anderson (front) competes in the women's open water swim; the race eventually came down to a touch at the end. (AFP PHOTO / LUIS ACOSTA)

Haley Anderson (front) competes in the women’s open water swim; the race eventually came down to a touch at the end. (AFP PHOTO / LUIS ACOSTA)

US swimmer Haley Anderson (front), Italy’s Martina Grimaldi (back), Canada’s Zsofia Balazs (back) and Malaysia’s Heidi Gan (R) compete in the women’s 10km marathon during the swimming competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 9, 2012 in London. AFP PHOTO / LUIS ACOSTALUIS ACOSTA/AFP/GettyImages