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2016 WOWSA AWARDS
Vote in All Four CategoriesThe World Open Water Swimming Association is pleased to present the 2016 WOWSA Award Nominees.
The nominees are presented in the following four categories:
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Weber Wins Worlds
The final results of the championships:
1 Michelle WEBER RSA 1:00:05.6
2 Lena-Sophie BERMEL Ger 1:00:08.0
3 Patricia-Lucia WARTENBERG Ger 1:00:27.0
4 Yan SIYU Chn 1:00:31.0
5 Giulia GABBRIELLESCHI Ita 1:00:31.3
6 Cao SHIYUE Chn 1:00:31.4
7 Alisia TETTAMANZI Ita 1:00:31.4
8 Lucinda CAMPBELL Gbr 1:00:32.6
9 Florbela CAVACO MACHADO Por 1:00:33.4
10 Carmen HERRADON MORENO Esp 1:00:33.9
11 Jessica ARNOLD USA 1:00:39.9
12 Daria KULIK Rus 1:00:47.9
13 Justine RHEAUME Can 1:01:10.5
14 Astrid Mercedes ITURBE FRANZIUS Ven 1:01:54.6
15 Anastasia NIKISHAEVA Rus 1:02:19.9
16 Tiffany POU Fra 1:02:44.4
17 Sasha-Lee NORDENGEN Rsa 1:03:08.0
18 Mayte Alejandra CANO FIGUEROA Mex 1:03:08.9
19 Yehudit EINI Isr 1:03:11.3
20 Ana Patricia BEAR COITES Mex 1:03:11.7
21 Fiona On Yi CHAN Hkg 1:03:16.8
22 Mariana SERRANO DE SOUZA Bra 1:03:18.9
23 Dominika BILAC Cro 1:03:30.3
24 Nicole MAIBON TABORDA RIBAS Bra 1:03:33.9
25 Regan KOLOGY USA 1:03:34.6
26 Dana AKL Egy 1:04:08.6
27 Kleidymar BENITEZ Ven 1:04:12.0
28 Leena STRUZINA Can 1:04:38.7
29 Areli Ruth DIAZ ARANGO Per 1:08:36.9
30 Mahina VALDIVIA Chi 1:11:20.9
31 Katarina BLANCO Chi 1:11:37.6
32 Xeniya ROMANCHUK Kaz 1:14:40.6
33 Nellya ABDRAKHMANOVA Kaz 1:15:41.1
34 Paula SILVA Y ROSAS COELHO Uru 1:16:29.1
35 Chelsea MOHAMMED Tri 1:23:05.9
36 Celeste CALCUT Tri 1:23:29.3
Wasela RATEB Egy DQ
Photo shows Michelle Weber at the Midmar Mile in her native South Africa.
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