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Thursday, September 22, 2016

2016 ASATT Maracas Open Water Classic On Trinidad

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

The ASATT Maracas Open Water Classic is annually held in Maracas Bay on Trinidad's north coast in San Juan-Laventille, Trinidad and Tobago. It is one of the longest running open water swims in the Americas.

While the results of the Top 10 swimmers in each of the longest two events were dominated by teenagers, there was one 50-something, Gerry Rodrigues, who nearly achieved a podium finish.

5 km Top 10 Results:
1. Graham Chattor (16) 1:05:57
2. Christian Marsden (17) 1:06:08
3. William Reyes (15) 1:14:14
4. Gerry Rodrigues (53) 1:14:21
5. Chisara Santana (15) 1:14:49 - first woman
6. Shania David (17) 1:15:01 - second woman
7. Brandon Coombs (15) 1:16:37
8. Sachin Sankar (1) 1:16:37
9. Teresa Otero (17) 1:19:42 - third woman
10. Soroya Simmons (20) 1:22:02 - fourth woman

2.65 km Top 10 Results:
1. Kael Yorke (16) 36:52
2. Josiah Parag (16) 37:49
3. Jada Chattor (14) 38:04
4. Luke Gillette (15) 38:06
5. Gabriel Bynoe (15) 38:10
6. Kegan Ford (17) 38:17
7. Jeron Thompson (16) 38:21
8. Jean-Marc Granderson (15) 38:21
9. Dario Omiss (16) 38:24
10. Daniel Scott (16) 38:28

750m Top 10 Results:
1. Nikoli Blackman (11) 10:34
2. Marquise Nelson (11) 10:52
3. Jonathan Andre (12) 11:04
4. Josiah Changar (11) 11:07
5. Savannah Chee-Wah (10) 11:25
6. Zachary Anthony (9) 11:39
7. Michael McLeod (12) 11:45
8. Johann Matthew Matamoro (11) 11:52
9. Jaidan Harris (12) 12:00
10. Gabrielle Vickles (10) 12:13

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