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Monday, August 15, 2016
Race Numbers Of The Female Olympic Marathon Finalists
Anastasiia Krapivina of Russia was initially in. Then, she was out. Now, she is in the Olympic finals.
When Krapivina was replaced by Anna Olasz of Hungary due to her drug suspension, the number of Olympic finalists remained at 25 swimmers.
But then FINA and the IOC recently reinstated Krapivina so there will be 26 finalists in the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro today.
When watching the Olympic finalists, these will be the swimmers' race numbers:
Female Olympic 10K Marathon Swim Finalists:
1. Heidi Gan, MAS
2. Erika Villaecija, ESP
3. Yumi Kida, JPN
4. Poliana Okimoto Cintra, BRA
5. Stephanie Horner, CAN
6. Anna Olasz, HUN
7. Keri-Anne Payne, GBR
8. Anastasiia Krapivina, RUS 9. Haley Anderson, USA
10. Jana Pechanova, CZE
11. Joanna Zachoszcz, POL
12. Spela Perse, SLO
13. Éva Risztov, HUN [shown above]
14. Paola Perez, VEN
15. Xin Xin, CHN
16. Kaliopi Araouzou, GRE
17. Samantha Arevalo, ECU
18. Chelsea Gubecka, AUS
19. Michelle Weber, RSA
20. Reem Mohamed Husein Elsayed Kaseem, EGY
21. Isabelle Härle, GER
22. Aurélie Muller, FRA
23. Sharon Van Rouwendaal, NED
24. Ana Marcela Cunha, BRA
25. Vânia Neves, POR
26. Rachele Bruni, ITA
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