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Friday, February 24, 2017

Stage Swimming Along The Sands Of Morocco

Courtesy of Sigma, Morocco.

The Morocco Swim Sahara Edition is a 6-day, 4-stage swim of 6.5 km, 8.5 km, 10 km and 5 km in the Sahara Desert between November 29th and December 4th 2016.

The Sahara Edition took place in the lagoon of the city of Dakhla in Morocco. Each day, participants swam a different distance over a different stretch of water from a different start.

Swim Day 1 was a 6.5 km swim from the Ocean Vagabond camp to Dragon Island. Swim Day 2 (The Pearl of Dakhla) was a 8.5 km swim from Dragon Island to an oyster farm in a lagoon. Swim Day 3 (The Pink Floyd Marathon) was a 10 km swim is along the coast from the oyster camp to Dakhla Attitude Camp. Swim Day 4 was the Nomad Swimmer 5 km open water swim at the Ocean Vagabond Camp.

Cumulative Top 10 Results
1 Hatim Lafkihi (Morocco) 1:34:14 + 2:25:18 + 1:52:54 + 1:01:24 = 6:53:50
2 Mohammed El-Mouttaqi (Morocco) 1:34:44 + 2:26:51 + 1:54:47 + 1:02:33 = 6:58:55
3 Alain Barrucand (France) 1:35:54 + 2:27:31 + 1:55:50 + 1:02:35 = 7:01:50
4 Elena Lionello (ITA) 1:41:30 + 2:29:10 + 1:55:53 + 1:03:49 = 7:10:22
5 Jonay Perez-Garcia (Spain) 1:35:47 + 2:30:22 + 2:00:52 + 1:03:53 = 7:10:54
6 Nicolas Knap (Canada)1:35:52 + 2:30:21 + 2:01:09 + 1:03:50 = 7:11:12
7 Orlando Delgado Rodriguez (Spain) 1:38:55 + 2:37:08 + 1:58:39 + 1:05:34 = 7:20:16
8 Giacomo Spiazzi (Italy) 1:43:31 + 2:36:57 + 2:01:04 + 1:05:37 = 7:27:09
9 Thais Santana (Brazil) 1:44:05 + 2:37:10 + 2:09:57 + 1:07:43 = 7:38:55
10 Damien Tusis 1:43:48 + 2:44:10 + 2:04:53 + 1:07:33 = 7:40:24

The participating Comfort Swim Trekkers includes Simone Massimiliano (ITA), Benmoussa Omar (MAR), Myriam Nasri (FRA), Isabelle Gerente (FRA), Pierre Weisbein (FRA), Marmey Pascale (FRA), Birgit Spitznagel (SUI), Jose Maria Piñaga (ESP), Angel Puchol Garcia (ESP), Filippo Covili Faggioli (ITA), Nicolas Knap (CAN), Dino Sebti (MAR), Alain Barrucand (FRA), Maria Piñaga Jose (ESP), Lozano Lopez Francisco Alejandro (ESP), Markus Stöcklin (SUI), Esperance Jean-Bernard (FRA), Cerdan Ariza Alberto (ESP), Fernandez Démétrio (FRA), Costa Nicolas (FRA), Sonia Cervia Peracaula (ESP), Katia Patrier, Aurelia Teixidor Legoux (ESP), Oriol Gil Sole (ESP), Antonio Salomone (ITA), Lars Fiedler (GER), Bruno Stutz (SUI), Rahel Mueller (SUI), Rahhel Mueller (SUI), Renate Müller (GER), Florian Rassel (FRA), Margalida Genovart (ESP), Rudi Schulz (ESP), Omar Naciri (MAR), Lucie Allemand, Alice Franco (ITA), Jacques Tuset (FRA), Eric Closset (FRA), Birgit Steiger (SUI), Jerome Soulard (FRA), Julien Dubois (FRA), Julie Funnell (GBR), Toni Perez Guillen (ESP), Miguel Ramos Garcia (ESP), Philippe Schenkel (SUI), Estibaliz Amatriain (ESP), Philippe Gravelle (FRA), Robert Frost (FRA), Katrin Breskewitz (GER), Hans Kroes Hans (NED), Jonay Perez García (ESP), Orlando Delgado Rodriguez (ESP), Sara Beneyto Satorres (ESP), Francisco Pupyuelo Sansisteve, Cristina Bahamonde Garcia (ESP), Benhammani Kaoutar, and David Bravo Hernandez (ESP).

The participating Vagabond Swim Trekkers include Richarté Olivier (FRA), Kabbaj Driss (MAR), Portmann Joana (SUI), Vicente Casterá Brugada (ESP), Destruhaut Benoit (FRA), Debelic Gagne (ESP), Isabel Garcia Thierfeldt, Sandra Molnar (GER), Rubini Puig Boro (ESP), Meister Marlise (SUI), Meister Marlise (SUI), Tursis Damien, Victor Mellerin, David Hinnen (SUI), Oscar Rubinat Miquel (ESP), Jesus Valladares Gomez (ESP), Estelle Pitard (FRA), Maria Mendoza Aparicio (ESP), Damin Francois (FRA), Jalil Belcaid (MAR), Giuliana Braga (BRA), Celine Sugier (FRA), Thais Santana (BRA), Xavier Reichhart (FRA), Olivier Penin (FRA), Juan Jose Lecumberri (ESP), Arnau Rueda, Giacomo Spiazzi (ITA), Michaela Mrazakova, and Ahmed Haddi (MAR).

The next event between November 28th and December 3th 2017. For more information, visit here.

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