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Sunday, April 14, 2013
Daniel Fogg Clears Things Up With Victory In Cozumel
The Mexican stage on the pro circuit on the stunning island of Cozumel lived up to its billing. The race gave those who won a great boost going into the upcoming World Swimming Championships in Barcelona. It also gave great feedback to others who did not perform as well as they had hoped - and gave indication to them as to what they need to work on.
The currents swished the athletes here and there. Athletes needed strength, speed, stamina as well as spot-on navigational IQ and a brutal toughness about them - as well as a bit of luck - to finish in the top 10 in Cozumel.
"The currents, conditions, and competition separated the boys from the men, that's for sure," said one of the observers. And Fogg was quite manly about everything in Cozumel
1. DANIEL FOGG (GBR) 1:56:38.10
2. THOMAS LURZ (GER) 1:56:40.20
3. SIMONE RUFFINI (ITA) 1:56:40.40
4. NICOLA BOLZONELLO (ITA) 1:56:41.70
5. RICHARD WEINBERGER (CAN) 1:56:44.80
6. ROMAIN BERAUD (FRA) 1:56:44.40
7. FERRY WEERTMAN (NED) 1:56:47.70
8. ALLAN DO CARMO (BRA) 1:56:53.30
9. CHRISTIAN REICHERT (GER) 1:56:54.40
10. IVAN ALEJANDRO ENDERICA OCHOA (ECU) 1:56:54.60
11. THOMAS ALLEN (GBR) 1:56:54.80
12. DAMIEN CATTIN-VIDAL (FRA) 1:57:03.40
13. ANDREAS WASCHBURGER (GER) 1:57:05.60
14. SIMONE ERCOLI (ITA) 1:57:06.50
15. ESTEBAN ENDERICA (ECU) 1:57:07.60
16. ERIC HEDLIN (CAN) 1:57:49.30
17. GUILLERMO BERTOLA (ARG) 1:57:52.40
18. LUIS BOLAÑOS (VEN) 1:58:00.40
19. BRIAN RYCKEMAN (BEL) 1:58:17.80
20. YUVAL SAFRA (ISR) 1:58:49.70
21. PHILIPPE GUERTIN (CAN) 1:58:59.90
22. DAVY BILLIAU (BEL) 1:59:02.50
23. ERWIN MALDONADO (VEN) 1:59:05.30
24. XAVIER DESHARNAIR (CAN) 1:59:27.40
25. EVGENIJ POP ACEV (MKD) 1:59:33.10
26. IVAN AFANEVICH (RUS) 1:59:33.70
27. SANTIAGO ENDERICA (ECU) 1:59:39.40
28. THOMAS SUNTER (GBR) 1:59:41.50
29. DIOGO VILLARINHO (BRA) 1:59:42.30
30. AIMESON KING (CAN) 1:59:45.80
31. MARCEL SCHOUTEN (NED) 1:59:53.10
32. JOHNDRY SEGOVIA (VEN) 1:59:53.40
33. SEBASTIEN FRAYSSE (FRA) 1:59:59.90
34. ANGEL MOREIRA (VEN) 2:01:03.40
35. SAM SHEPPARD (AUS) 2:01:05.60
36. MIGUEL ALEJANDRO HERNANDEZ (MEX) 2:01:11.50
37. IGOR SNITKO (UKR) 2:01:11.80
38. CSABA GERCSAK (HUN) 2:01:15.30
39. ALEXANDER MEYER (USA) 2:01:43.80
40. DAVID CARRILLO (VEN) 2:02:33.90
41. NICOLAS MASSE-SAVARD (CAN) 2:02:49.70
42. RHYS MAINSTONE (AUS) 2:03:02.60
43. JARROD POORT (AUS) 2:04:01.30
44. DREW LEDWITH (USA) 2:04:03.10
45. IVAN LOPEZ (MEX) 2:04:07.20
46. JOSHUA RICHARDSON (AUS) 2:04:08.30
47. YUTO KOBAYASHI (JPN) 2:04:33.40
48. RAMIRO RAMIREZ JUAREZ (MEX) 2:04:36.50
49. YASUNARI HIRAI (JPN) 2:04:42.50
50. TOMI STEFANOVSKI (MKD) 2:06:55.40
51. VITALIY KHUDYAKOV (KAZ) 2:06:59.60
52. SHAHAR RESMAN (ISR) 2:07:01.10
53. RODRIGO ELORZA (MEX) 2:07:05.20
54. MIGUEL ARMIJOS (ECU) 2:07:30.60
55. FERNANDO BETANZOS (MEX) 2:09:49.40
56. LUIS HERNANDEZ (MEX) 2:09:50.80
57. ALAN ROJAS (MEX) 2:13:45.90
58. MANUEL CHIU (MEX) 2:14:26.30
59. ROBERTO ALAN FIERRO MENDEZ (MEX) 2:15:32.10
60. FERNANDO SEVILLA (MEX) 2:18:33.40
61. THOMAS COULOMBE (CAN) 2:18:48.80
62. OLEG RABOTA (KAZ) 2:23:21.60
63. ALONSO DE LA FUENTE (MEX) 2:23:48.30
64. ALFREDO VILLA MEJIA (MEX) 2:23:54.40
IGOR CHERVYNSKY (UKR) DNQ
MARCELO CALVI LOPEZ (MEX) DNF
ARTURO PEREZ VERTTI (MEX) DNQ
PABLO VILLALVAZO (MEX) DNQ
LUCA FERRETTI (ITA) DNF
JACK BURNELL (GBR) DNF
ARTHUR FRAYLER (USA) DNQ
YOELVIS PEDRAZA (USA) DNQ
FREDERICH GIRAND (CAN) DNS
SAMUEL DE BONA (BRA) DNS
ROB MUTTELS (GER) DNS
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