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Friday, July 24, 2015

Women's 5 km World Championship Start List

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

The 2015 FINA World Swimming Championships will kick-off in the Kazanka River in Kazan, Russia on Saturday morning.

The championships will most certainly launch with a lot of close racing in the men's and women's 5 km.

Especially with world champions Ana Marcela Cunha and Poliana Okimoto of Brazil battling a pair of tough Americans, Becca Mann and Haley Anderson and another pair of tough Italians Martina Grimaldi and Rachele Bruni [shown above], the race will go down to the very end. With savvy veterans like Marianna Lymperta of Greece, Swann Oberson of Switzerland, Yurema Requena of Spain, and Anna Olasz of Hungary also competing, the women are going to push themselves to the final stroke.

Start List for Women's 5 km:
1 Florencia Belen Mazzei Villegas (ARG)
2 Laila El Basiouny (EGY)
3 Fiona On Yi Chan (HKG)
4 Risa Andriani Permana (INA)
5 Finnia Wunram (GER)
6 Swann Oberson (SUI)
7 Emma Robinson (NZL)
8 Mariya Ivanova (KAZ)
9 Haley Danita Anderson (USA)
10 Marianna Lymperta (GRE)
11 Nataly Rosalia Caldas Calle (ECU)
12 Florencia Melo (VEN)
13 Maria Mikaela Aponte (BOL)
14 Margarita Dominguez Cabezas (ESP)
15 Cara Baker (NZL)
16 Wasela Hussien (EGY)
17 Mayela Oropeza Estrada (MEX)
18 Rebecca Wilke Mann (USA)
19 Shiyue Cao (CHN)
20 Anastasiia Azarova (RUS)
21 Ophelie Asport (FRA)
22 Yanqiao Fang (CHN)
23 Anna Olasz (HUN)
24 Poliana Okimoto Cintra (BRA)
25 Barbora Pickova (CZE)
26 Paola Perez (VEN)
27 Elizaveta Gorshkova (RUS)
28 Angelica Andre (POR)
29 Yurema Requena (ESP)
30 Kalliopi Araouzou (GRE)
31 Aurelie Muller (FRA)
32 Kyna Pereira (RSA)
33 Danielle Defrancesco (AUS)
34 Martina Grimaldi (ITA)
35 Valerie Gruest (GUA)
36 Bonnie MacDonald (AUS)
37 Rachele Bruni (ITA)
38 Hannah Hang Fung Li (HKG)
39 Ana Marcela Cunha (BRA)
40 Katia Paola Barros Esquivel (ECU)
41 Mahina Valdivia Dannenberg (CHI)
42 Anna Gakhokidze (KAZ)
43 Michelle Weber (RSA)
44 Isabelle Franziska Harle (GER)
45 Maroua Mathlouthi (TUN)

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