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Sunday, July 24, 2016

Nilay Erkal Wins Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Today, Nilay Erkal of Turkey handily won the Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swim (Samsung Bosphorus Cross Continental Swimming Race or Samsung Boğazıçi Kitalararasi Yarislari or Samsung Boğaziçi Kıtalararası Yüzme Yarışı) in Turkey.

The race saw people from all walks of life complete the swim, including 71-year-old Fatma İnci Okutan of Turkey who finished 341st among the women in 1:45:01.

Top 25 Women's Results:
1 Nilay Erkal 52:38
2 Deniz Gungoroglu 53:33
3 Ekinsu Tezel 53:34
4 Melda Idrisoglu 53:43
5 Duygu Özdemir 54:10
6 Bengisu Avci 55:48
7 Marına Vitko 57:03
8 Zeynep Taylar 57:05
9 Buse Nur Turkoglu 57:28
10 Deniz Kayadelen 58:43
11 Sera Sayar 59:23
12 Merve Melek Şendil 59:33
13 Tuğçe Tasar 59:52
14 Simone Fittler 59:52
15 Alına Mikryukova 1:00:30
16 İmren Uyar 1:00:35
17 Megan Kerry Mummery 1:00:40
18 Franziska Schreiber 1:01:10
19 Sümeyra Üstundag 1:01:18
20 Pınar İdel 1:01:58
21 Mıgle Banyte 1:02:08
22 Brenda Bayhan 1:02:18
23 Dicle Şahin 1:02:20
24 Inna Nikitina 1:02:22
25 Aysu Özdogan 1:02:32

Final Gallant Finishers
347 Fatma Tas (born 1986) 1:46:09
348 Kadriye Fulay Alpsoy (1953) 1:47:06
349 Aleksandra Tiagunova (1991) 1:48:35
350 Ülker Sayin (1964) 1:48:46
351 Yana Dziubenko (1977) 1:55:01
352 Nilgün Bozbogu (1961) 1:57:08
353 Nilüfer Mete (1955) 1:59:01
354 Cındy Roberts (1958) 1:59:33
355 Heng Yuan (1960) 2:01:31
356 Elmıra Askerova (1976) 2:03:44

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