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Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Alex Meyer Victorious In Viedma...Twice
After winning the sprint race earlier in the week, 2012 Olympian Alex Meyer of the USA came back and won a close battle over 2016 Olympian and defending champion Simone Ruffini and his Italian 2016 Olympic teammate Federico Vanelli at the FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup (Maraton Patagones-Viedma International Open Water Swim) in Viedma, Argentina this past weekend.
1 Alex Meyer (USA) 1:55:44.72
2 Simone Ruffini (Italy) 1:55:45.44
3 Federico Vanelli (Italy) 1:55:47.31
4 Diego Armando Vera Delgado (Venezuela) 1:55:49.74
5 Axel Reymond (France) 1:55:50.15
6 Damien Cattin Vidal (France) 1:56:10.54
7 Esteban Enderica Salgado (Ecuador) 1:56:15.10
8 Daniel Delgadillo Faizal (Mexico) 1:56:17.02
9 Mario Sanzullo (Italy) 1:56:18.20
10 Martin Miguel Carrizo Yunges (Argentina) 1:56:22.02
11 Erwin Maldonado (Venzuela) 1:56:26.10
12 Benjamin Bratu (France) 1:56:26.42
13 Guillermo Vittorio Bertola (Argentina) 1:56:29.46
14 Ivan Alejandro Enderica Ochoa (Ecuador) 1:56:30.01
15 Christian Reichert (Germany) 1:56:30.68
16 Luis Fernando Bolaños (Venezuela) 1:56:33.17
17 Wilder Alfonzo Carreño Mendoza (Venezuela) 1:56:35.61
18 Chip Peterson (USA) 1:56:43.43
19 Juan Segovia (Venezuela) 1:56:47.53
20 Andrea Bianchi (Italy) 1:56:51.36
21 Santiago Raul Enderica Salgado (Ecuador) 1:57:05.69
22 Diogo Villarinho (Brazil) 1:57:35.70
23 Gabriel Villagoyz (Argentina) 1:57:36.21
24 Vitaly Khudykov (Kazakhstan) 1:57:36.81
25 Johndry Jose Segovia Ramos (Venezuela) 1:57:38.46
26 Logan Fontaine (France) 1:57:45.96
27 Guillaume Boscher (France) 1:57:52.15
28 Rafael Gil (Portugal) 1:57:57.83
29 Hugo Ribeiro (Portugal) 1:58:50.04
30 Damian Blaum (Argentina) 2:00:01.70
31 Tomi Stefanovsku (Macedonia) 2:00:38.72
32 Gaspar Vasco (Portugal) 2:01:10.89
33 Aquiles Balaudo (Argentina) 2:02:09.12
34 Aleksandar Ilievski (Macedonia) 2:07:37.91
35 Rodrigo Caballero (Bolivia) 2:07:59.41
36 Fausto Emanuel Brondo (Argentina) 2:13:55.84
DSQ Sergei Fesenko (Argentina)
DSQ Jaime Arevalo (Bolivia)
DSQ Joaquin Alejandro Moreno Muñoz (Argentina)
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