Ho swims to 10th in open water event

Cape Town - South African swimmer Chad Ho has finished in tenth place in the 10km open water swim at the Rio Olympics.

He finished in a time of 1:53.04, just five seconds behind winner Ferry Weertman of the Netherlands who took gold in 1.52.59.

Ho made up over a minute on the leaders over the final half of the race after a slow start. 

Spiros Gianniotis (Greece) finished second with Marc-Antoine Olivier (France) in third. 

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