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Saturday, July 27, 2013

Olga Kozydub Is Picking Up Steam On Grand Prix

Olga Kozydub of Russia placed third overall at the 59th edition of the 32 km Traversée internationale du lac St-Jean in Roberval, Québec, Canada today.

Right behind overall winner Tomi Stefanovski and Eduardo Stochino, Kozydub is quickly coming into her own as she gains more and more experience on the longer marathon swims.

The final results of today's 32 km classic under relatively warm conditions:

1. Olga Kozydub (RUS) 6:51:45.2
2. Pilar Geijo (ARG) 6:53:36.3
3. Esther Nunez Morera (ESP) 7:08:50.0
4. Mallory Mead (USA) 7:26:27.7
5. Lexie Kelly (USA) 7:33:13.5
6. Leonie Pamerleau (CAN) 7:41:07.3
7. Rita Vanesa Garcia (ARG) 8:40:32.5
8. Mariana Mello (BRA) OTL
9 Noelia Petti (ARG) OTL
10. Sabryna Lavoie (CAN) OTL

Upper photo shows Olga Kozydub in the swimmers' parade after her victory.

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