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Sunday, April 10, 2016

Marc-Antoine Olivier Holds Off Field In Fort Myers

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Marc-Antoine Olivier of France started off in first, kept up a blistering pace, and held off a fast-closing field including Oussama Mellouli, Ferry Weertman, and Alex Meyer to win today's 5 km race USA Swimming National Open Water Swimming Championships in Fort Myers, Florida.

The final results of top 28:

1 Marc-Antoine Olivier (France) 57:24.10
2 Oussama Mellouli (Tunisia) 57:24.24
3 Ferry Weertman (Netherlands) 57:25.43
4 Yasunari Hirai (Japan) 57:26.54
5 Chip Peterson (USA) 57:32.19
6 David Heron (USA) 57:34.50
7 Richard Weinberger (Canada) 57:50.09
8 Allan Do Carmo (Brazil) 57:50.10
9 Kane Radford (New Zealand) 57:52.59
10 Alex Meyer (USA) 57:58.19
11 Sean Ryan (USA) 58:04.66
12 Arthur Frayler (USA) 58:07.04
13 Rafael Gil (Portugal) 59:21.43
14 Taylor Abbott (USA) 59:26.66
15 Logan Redondo (USA) 59:27.88
16 Michael Brinegar (USA) 59:27.91
17 Lozano Gutierrez (Peru) 1:00:08.63
18 TC Smith (USA) 1:00:10.94
19 Cameron Stitt (USA) 1:00:15.87
20 Anis Cheniti (France) 1:00:16.43
21 Sam Rice (USA) 1:00:18.16
22 Jerad Kaskawai (USA) 1:00:18.24
23 Robbie Dickson (USA) 1:00:23.20
24 Aaron Apel (USA) 1:00:23.31
25 Simon Lamar (USA) 1:00:52.50
26 Riley Molina (USA) 1:00:53.61
27 Daniel O'Connor (USA) 1:01:14.89
28 Ivan Puskovitch (USA) 1:01:25.75

The women's race is up next; a live webcast here, produced by Chris and Nate Lundie of Take It Live Productions.

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