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Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Russia vs. Australia vs. International All-Stars In Maui
Race director Ian Emberson has never seen so many of the sport's greatest heroes and heroines gather in the Maui Channel.
The Russian All-Stars will include world champion Vladimir Dyatchin, Olympic gold medalist Larisa Ilchenko who will team up with multi-time world champion Thomas Lurz. They will go head-to-head against the always-tough and defending champion Australian All-Stars that will include world champion Brendan Capell and Olympian Ky Hurst. Both these teams will be pushed - or pulled - by the most accomplished group of Americans to team up for the Maui Channel Swim. The Americans will include world 10K champion Chip Peterson, world 25K champion Alex Meyer, triathlon star John Flanagan and Olympic gold medalist Ous Mellouli.
Without a doubt, this year's Maui Channel Swim will be the greatest relay battle in the history of Pacific Ocean swimming.
Photo by Dr. Jim Miller.
Copyright © 2010 by Open Water Source
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