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Thursday, December 27, 2012

Ana Marcela Cunha Delivers For Sedex

Energy. Passion. Desire.

These are some of the traits that Ana Marcela Cunha is known for in the sport of open water swimming. The 25 km world champion and Brazilian Olympian is intense and competitive when in the water, and is personable and precious out.

She is the focus on a new Sedex commercial entitled O que muda tudo (or that changes everything). Sedex, a Brazilian parcel delivery services, sponsor the intensely competitive athlete who is looking to represent her country at the upcoming 2016 Rio Olympics.



Ana Marcela had an outstanding year in 2012. She was among the 15 nominees for the 2012 World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year.

Her nomination from the World Open Water Swimming Association reads, "Ana Marcela Cunha was consistently competitive throughout the year in all corners of the world. She is tenaciously tough in myriad conditions, warm and cold, rough and calm, fresh and salt. She is always spectacularly speedy down the finish against the world’s fastest swimmers. And the reigning 25 km world champion does it with a broad smile on her face and a deep appreciation in her heart. With a pride to represent her native country well, the Brazilian Olympian does local races, domestic series, and won her second FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup series title by swimming 8 pro marathons around the world from January to October. She garnered 4 victories in Israel, Mexico, Hong Kong and China as well as a second, two thirds and a sixth in Argentina, Brazil and Canada. Air miles, jet lag, time zone differences: none played a role in slowing the juggernaut down. For her boundless joy in traveling the world to race all-comers, for her victories against the world’s best, for her constant smile before and after races, Ana Marcela Cunha is a worthy nominee for the 2012 WOWSA Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year."

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