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Monday, February 25, 2013

Luciano Sales Rubio, Swimming Fast For 88 Kilometers

Luciano Sales Rubio of Argentina swam an average of 6.57 kilometers per hour for nearly 10 hours as he pushed a fast pace throughout the 19th annual 88 km Maratón Internacional Hernandarias – Parana. The race was held from the city Hernandarias to Paraná, Argentina down the Paraná River.

After 9 hours 39 minutes, there was only a single body length separating the top 3 finishers (see the final sprint between Sales, Damian Blaum and Saleh Mohammad below). The battle down the last 100 meters was caught by the local television broadcasters.

The final results:

1. Luciano Sales Rubio 9:39:42 (6.57 km per hour)
2. Damian Blaum 9:39:42:09
3. Saleh Mohammad 9:39:42:11
4. Evgenij Pop Acev 9:39:42:86
5. Guillermo Bertola 9:46:33:94
6. Gabriel Villagoiz 9:47:55:71
7. Tomi Stefanovsky 9:49:52:30
8. Pilar Geijo 9:49:53:00
9. Olga Kozydub 9:49:53:42
10. Esther Núñez 9:56:48:56
11. Ivan Afanevich 9:59:33:94
12. Tsvetan Yordanov 10:06:52:86
13. Samir Botelho Barel 10:11:39:79
14. Karla Sitic 10:13:45:16
15. Fausto Brondo 10:16:06:26
16. Antonella Bogarin 10:26:44:47
17. Noelia Petti 10:39:58:24
18. Vanesa Garcia 11:03:33:82
19. Mauricio Gatica 11:31:11:51
20. Fernando Ciaramella 11:38:56:00
DNF - Daniela Moretto 6.17.2
DNF - Mariana Mello 6.17.2
DNF - Lexie Kelly
DNF - Mladenovsky

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