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Friday, July 15, 2016

Axel Reymond Earns First For Second

Courtesy of Petar Stoychev, Hoorn, Netherlands.

Axel Reymond of France won his second European open water swimming title with a powerful sprint finish over two Italian rivals on the final day of the 2016 European Open Water Championships in Hoorn, Netherlands.

He finished in 5:02:22.0 with a two-body lead over Italians Matteo Furlan and Edoardo Stochino who finished in 5:06:07.5 and 5:09:19.4. respectively.

25 km Marathon Swim Results:
1 Axel Reymond (FRA) 5:02:22.0
2 Matteo Furlan (ITA) 5:06:07.5
3 Edoardo Stochino (ITA) 5:09:19.4
4 Yuval Safra (ISR) 5:11:32.9
5 Marcel Schouten (NED) 5:11:52.0
6 Andrea Bianchi (ITA) 5:13:58.9
7 Matej Kozubek (CZE) 5:14:19.7
8 Evgenij Pop Acev (MKD) 5:23:10.6
9 Hugo Ribeiro (POR) 5:25:54.5
10 Adam Krisztian Orosz (HUN) 5:26:38.5
DNF Daniel Szekelyi (HUN)
DNF Roman Karyakin (RUS)
DNF Andreas Waschburger (GER)

Along with their Italian female teammates on the last day of competition, Matteo Furlan and Edoardo Stochino helped Italy win the overall Championships with 202 total points. Germany was second with 116 points and the Netherlands third with 101 points.

Championships Team Results:
1 Italy 202 total points
2 Germany 116
3 Netherlands 101
4 Russia 94
5 Great Britain 93
6 France 82
7 Hungary 72
8 Portugal 53
9 Czech Republic 38
10 Greece 33
11 Poland 28
12 Spain 23
13 Israel 16
14 Macedonia 11
15 Slovenia 9
16 Austria 5
17 Ireland 4
17 Ukraine 4
19 Serbia 3
20 Belgium 1
20 Sweden 1

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