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Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Saipan Dreams Big In The Open Water World
Victoria Chentsova won the 2.5 km race in 37 minutes 58.62 seconds over Angel Marie Tan (38:26.09) and Taloani Atoigue from Guam (50:50.68). Jeff El-Hajj finished second overall finisher in 39:55.93 as the first man.
In addition to the featured 2.5 km race, 600 meter, 1 km, and 1.3 km races were also held. 11-year-old Kento Akimaru won the 1.3 km race in 19:46 over David Boyer (25:30.34) and Genel Christian Villacrusis (28:57.96).
Lennosuke Suzuki won the 1 km in 18:33.12 over Taiga Sato (18:33:86) in a very close race. In the 600 meter swim, Conatsu Kaga defeated her younger sister, Coume, in a time of 17:39.83 while Miku Torres just barely topped Taiyo Akimaru 16:00.15 to 16:00.21.
Photo by Roselyn B. Monroyo shows Michael Villagomez fixing his goggles.
Copyright © 2012 by Open Water Source
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