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Monday, September 2, 2013
Olga Kozydub Wins FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix
Esther Nuñez Morera of Spain finished second with 72 points followed by Martina Grimaldi of Italy with 66.
While Kozydub and Grimaldi finished in the top 3 for the first times in their careers, Nuñez has been consistent in her Grand Prix rankings (champion in 2007 and 2012, second in 2010 and 2011, and third in 2008).
The 2013 FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix series consists in Rosario in Argentina (Maratón Acuática Internactional Ciudad de Rosario), Santa Fe-Coronda in Argentina (Maratón Acuática Internacional Santa Fe - Coronda), Hernandarias-Paraná in Argentina (Maratón Hernandarias-Paraná), Cozumel in Mexico (Cozumel 15K), Capri-Napoli in Italy (Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli), Roberval in Canada (Traversée Internationale du lac St-Jean), Lac Memphrémagog in Canada (Traversée Internationale du lac Memphrémagog), and Ohrid Lake in the Republic of Macedonia (Ohrid Lake Swim Marathon).
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