American Miranda Melville coming through the misters in the hope to stay cool.
Still leading Drahotova tried to cool down with a sponge.
Digarudo goes for the direct approach by pouring water over her head.
Leading the pack in the hunt the duo from Portugal (Ines Henriques and Ana Abecinha) followed in 3rd and 4th respectively.
The Russians played a game of patience, hanging back and watching the race develop.
In contrast, Eleonora Giorgi was giving it her all early.
No one was able to hide from the sun and it was just heating up.
Erin Gray continued to look strong and paced ahead of her teammates.
Maria Michta refueled while India's Khushbir Kaur tried to wet herself down.
Melville tried the double sponge trick.
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