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Friday, August 1, 2014

Mrs. Rule Open Water And Lac Memphrémagog 10K

Photo below courtesy of Dr Jim Miller in lac Memphrémagog.

Years and decades ago, it was single young women who ruled the waves in the professional marathon swimming world.

With the continued presence of senior stateswomen Angela Maurer [shown on left above] and Poliana Okimoto on the FINA professional circuits, it seems more and more married women are continuing to rule the waves.

Ana Marcela Cunha and Cecilia Biagoli, who gave birth last year to twins, are two more examples. This morning, the Brazilian and Argentine captured 2 of the 3 podium positions at the FINA 10K Marathon Swim World Cup in lac Memphrémagog in Magog, Quebec, Canada as the photo shows Ana Marcela sprinting to the finish.

The final results:

1. Ana Marcela Cunha (BRA) 2:06:41.83
2. Yu Shi (CHN) 2:06:42.70
3. Cecilia Biagoli (ARG) 2:06:43.94
4. Kristel Köbrich (CHI) 2:06:46.83
5. Yanqiao Fang (CHN) 2:06:47.80
6. Emily Brunemann (USA) 2:06:49.79
7. Charlotte Webby (NZL) 2:06:50.76
8. Karla Sitic (CRO) 2:10:95.08
9. Heather Maitland (CAN) 2:14:32.32
10. Shiyue Cao (CHN) 2:21:01.15
11. Carol-Ann Savoie (CAN) 2:35:22.38

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