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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Victory Was 14 Years In The Making

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

It took 14 years for Damián Blaum to win the 57 km Maratón Acuática Internacional Santa Fe - Coronda in his native Argentina.

But the 35-year-old eventually scored his first career victory in the opening stage on the 2017 FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix circuit.

Men' Final Results:
Damián Blaum (Argentina) 8 hours 28 minutes 16.14 seconds
Edoardo Stochino (Italy) 8 hours 33 minutes 50.43 seconds
Evgenij Pop Acev (Macedonia) 8 hours 33 minutes 50.75 seconds
Simone Ercoli (Italy) 8 hours 41 minutes 28.53 seconds
Matheus Evangelista (Brazil) 8 hours 43 minutes 12.93 seconds
Edouard Lehoux (France) 9 hours 6 minutes 14.19 seconds
Aquiles Balaudo (Argentina) 9 hours 10 minutes 37.68 seconds
Matías Diaz Hernandez (Argentina) 9 hours 14 minutes 48.49 seconds
Aleksandar Ilievski (Macedonia) 9 hours 16 minutes 16.10 seconds
10º Samir Barel (Brazil) 9 hours 23 minutes 6.88 seconds
11º Luciano Nicolás Segurado (Argentina) 9 hours 26 minutes 47.38 seconds
12º Matías Aguirre (Argentina) 9 hours 34 minutes 27.55 seconds
DNF Mauricio Gatica (Argentina)

Women's Final Results:
Barbara Pozzobón (Italy) 8 hours 53 minutes 42.79 seconds
Alice Franco (Italy) 9 hours 1 minutes 20.70 seconds
Aurélie Muller (France) 9 hours 5 minutes 13.68 seconds
Martina Grimaldi (Italy) 9 hours 6 minutes 53.31 seconds
Olga Kozydub (Russia) 9 hours 6 minutes 54.53 seconds
Daria Kulik (Russia) 9 hours 7 minutes 59.31 seconds
Pilar Geijo (Argentina) 9 hours 8 minutes 3.81 seconds
8th Ilaria Raimondi (Italy) 9 hours 10 minutes 49.43 seconds
9th Anna Mankevich (Russia) 9 hours 10 minutes 49.57 seconds
10º Fabiana Lamberti (Italy) 9 hours 11 minutes 30.27 seconds
11º Catarina Ganzeli (Brazil) 9 hours 47 minutes 29.16 seconds
12º Rita Vanesa Garcia (Argentina) 10 hours 15 minutes 51.24 seconds
DNF Romina Imwinkelried (Argentina)
DSQ Elena Lionello (Italy)
DSQ Daira Marin (Argentina)

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