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Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Emily Brunemann Looks To Close Out Season With A Smile
Brunemann holds a commanding lead with 86 points over her closest rivals Ana Marcela Cunha of Brazil and Martina Grimaldi of Italy, each with 66 points, but nothing is ever guaranteed in the open water.
The current rankings heading into this weekend are as follows:
1. Emily Brunemann (USA) 86 points
2. Ana Marcela Cunha (BRA) 66
2. Martina Grimaldi (ITA) 66
4. Christine Jennings (USA) 53
5. Eva Fabian (USA) 50
6. Angela Maurer (GER) 36
7. Rachele Bruni (ITA) 32
8. Jade Dusablon (CAN) 28
9. Isabelle Franziska Harle (GER) 24
10. Nadine Reichert (GER) 22
11. Olga Beresnyeva (UKR) 20
12. Beatrice Pineau (CAN) 18
13. Alice Franco (ITA) 16
13. Giorgia Consiglio (ITA) 16
15. Heidi George (USA) 15
16. Poliana Okimoto (BRA) 14
16. Svenja Zihsler (GER) 14
16. Mallory Mead (USA) 14
19. Eva Risztov (HUN) 12) 11
21. Celia Barrot (FRA) 10
21. Yumi Kida (JPN) 10
23. Anna Olasz (HUN) 6
23. Liliana Hernandez (VEN) 6
23. Mariana Souza (BRA) 6
27. Finnia Wunram (GER) 4
28. Nadine Williams (CAN) 4
28. Rachael Williamson (GBR) 4
28. Lena-Sophie Bermel (GER) 4
28. Ines Hahn (GER) 4
28. Aurora Ponsele (ITA) 4
28. Fabiana Lamberti (ITA) 4
28. Lizeth Rueda (MEX) 4
28. Angelica Andre (POR) 4
28. Paola Perez (VEN) 4
39. Jess Walker (AUS) 2
39. Bonnie McDonald (AUS) 2
39. Heather Maitland (CAN) 2
39. Justine Rheaume (CAN) 2
39. Leonie Pamerleau (CAN) 2
39. Caitlin Hudge (CAN) 2
39. Silvie Rybarova (CZE) 2
39. Margarita Dominguez (ESP) 2
39. Erika Villaecija (ESP) 2
39. Nataly Rosalia Caldas Calle (CHI) 2
39. Ophelie Aspord (FRA) 2
39. Lucy Campell (GBR) 2
39. Antonia Leonie Beck (GER) 2
39. Evdokia Ktitikou (GRE) 2
39. Nikolett Szilagyi (HUN) 2
39. Tali Lemcoff (ISR) 2
39. Rotem Amit (ISR) 2
39. Rotem Shimron (ISR) 2
39. Chen Pinsli (ISR) 2
39. Chen Yehudit Eini (ISR) 2
39. Elmira Aigaliyeva (KAZ) 2
39. Zaira Cardenas (MEX) 2
39. Melissa Villasenor Reyes (MEX) 2
39. Mayela Oropeza (MEX) 2
39. Elizaveta Goshkova (RUS) 2
39. Alexandra Sokolova (RUS) 2
39. Anast Asia Krapivina (RUS) 2
39. Angelina Kargal Tseva (RUS) 2
39. Anast Asia Azarova (RUS) 2
39. Rebecca Mann (USA) 2
39. Tristin Baxter (USA) 2
39. Elzen Florencia Melo (VEN) 2
39. Vicenia Navarro (VEN) 2
Emily Brunemann is shown above with Canadian competitors Jade Dusablon and Béatrice Pineau.
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