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Thursday, August 2, 2012
Coaches Of The Olympic Marathon Swimming Women
But there are men and women who have spent years and decades also waking up early, going to the pool and sacrificing much in the pursuit of Olympic success.
These are the coaches of the 25 female open water swimmers qualified for the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim on August 9th in the Serpentine in Hyde Park.
1. Coach Sean Kelly of Keri-Anne Payne (GBR)
2. Coach Fabio Cuzzani of Martina Grimaldi (ITA)
3. Coach Miltos Kanellopoulos of Marianna Lymperta (GRE)
4. Coach Ken Wood of Melissa Gorman (AUS)
5. Coach (brother) Claudio Biagioli of Cecilia Biagioli (ARG)
6. Coach (husband) Ricardo Cintra of Poliana Okimoto Cintra (BRA)
7. Coach Josef Nalezeny of Jana Pechanová (CZE)
8. Coach (partner) Nikolai Evseev of Angela Maurer (GER)
9. Coach Stefan Lurz and Coach Jean Lagier of Swann Oberson (SUI)
10. Erika Villaecija (ESP)
11. Coach Dave Salo and Coach Catherine Vogt of Haley Anderson (USA)
12. Coach Vajda Tamas of Eva Risztov (HUN)
13. Coach Lv Sen of Yanqiao Fang (CHN)
14. Coach John Rodgers and Coach Linda Kiefer of Zsofia Balazs (CAN)
15. Coach Patrick Carrey of Ophelie Aspord (FRA)
16. Natalia Charlos (POL)
17. Anna Guseva (RUS)
18. Coach (father) Slaven Sitic of Karla Sitic (CRO)
19. Coach Chung Yuen of Wing Yung Natasha Terri Tang (HKG)
20. Coach Kazuko Aoki of Yumi Kida (JPN)
21. Coach (father) Aleksandr Andreevich Beresnyev of Olga Beresnyeva (UKR)
22. Coach Juan Carlos Tenorio of Yanel Pinto (VEN)
23. Coach Matt Magee of Heidi Gan (MAS)
24. Coach Graham Hill of Jessica Roux (RSA)
25. Coach Luis Miguel Chavez of Lizeth Rueda Santos (MEX)
For complete and comprehensive coverage of the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim on August 9th and 10th, visit here.
Photo of Claudio and Cecilia Biagolia by Natacio.com.ar.
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