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Saturday, August 29, 2015

Salem Sound Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Ildiko Szekely, Andrea Marques, Dave Swensen, Erica Carroll and Kelsey Finn each won their divisions at today's 10th annual Salem Harbor Open Water Swim.

The Salem Swim & Fin charity swim was held in Salem Harbor, Massachusetts to benefit the Salem Sound Coastwatch. 36-year-old butterfly specialist Szekely, a masters swimmer from Boston University originally from Hungary, held off a slew of teenagers less than half her age.

Top 25 results:
1 Ildiko Szekely (36) 22:02
2 Alexandra Robertson (14) 22:18
3 Benjamin Czech (15) 22:36
4 22:45 Jett Rosner 12) 22:45
5 Ethan Brown (13) 22:50
6 Conor Moran (14) 23:07
7 David Swensen (52) 23:31
8 Nathan Kramer (16) 23:45
9 Ryan Hogan (12) 23:54
10 Nicholas Lombardo (15) 24:11
11 Peter Sullivan (47) 24:28
12 James Walker (44) 24:41
13 Christopher Koppel (28) 24:50
14 Millie Benkert (14) 25:50
15 Eugene Oh (14) 25:14
16 Emma Benkert (17) 25:25
17 Christopher Havens (24) 25:51
18 Scott Brown (55) 26:01
19 Taylor Hough (12) 26:08
20 Rowen Price (18) 26:19
21 Deborah Sakr (52) 26:21
22 Doby Dobrindt (13) 26:25
23 Carolyn Koppel (27) 26:36
24 Claire Depew (22) 26:39
25 Stormie Cuddihee (16) 26:39

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