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Monday, April 30, 2018

Ciara Doran Is Global Swim Series Champion...Again

Courtesy of Global Swim Series.

The Global Swim Series started on May 1st 2017 and officially wrapped up on April 30th.

Series rankings are based the result of 88 races across 35 countries throughout the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.

Ciara Doran is the Global Swim Series champion in the female non-wetsuit division. She dominated the division for the second year in a row and became the first person to win back-to-back Global Swim Series titles.

Dylan Kent reported, The Irish teenager Doran completed 15 races and amassed 1481 points, smashing her previous record of 1185 from last year. This represents the most points ever won in the Global Swim Series to date. She won by a whopping 620 points over an also very impressive season by fellow Irish teenager Eadaoin O'Raw who finished 2nd overall. Helen Adams of New Zealand came third. You may recall we highlighted Helen Adams as a swimmer to look out for way back in January when she was sitting back in 42nd spot.

Equally impressive to Ciara Doran’s overall point total was that she also finished at or near the top spot in all the races she competed in

2017-2017 Global Swim Series Female Non-Wetsuit Division Top 10 Rankings
1. Ciara Doran (Ireland, 19&U age group, 15 races) 1481.22
2. Eadaoin O'Raw (Ireland, 19&U age group, 9 races) 861.24
3. Helen Adams (New Zealand, 50-59 age group, 10 races) 810.85
4. Lisa Wujec (New Zealand, 30-39 age group, 8 races) 727.97
5. Danika Ryland-Higgins (New Zealand, 19&U age group, 7 races) 678.22
6. Robina Hewlett (New Zealand, 60-69 age group, 11 races) 671.30
7. Kathie Stobbs (New Zealand, 50-59 age group, 9 races) 600.19
8. Susan Bryden Cromwell (Canada, 50-59, age group, 7 races) 594.92
9. Elizabeth Ross (New Zealand, 40-49 age group, 7 races) 556.10
10. Emily Slaney (Canada, 30-39 age group, 6 races) 543.84

Female Non-Wetsuit Age Group Champions
19&U Ciara Doran of Ireland, 15 races
20-29 Emma Crossey of Canada, 5 races
30-39 Lisa Wujec of New Zealand, 8 races
40-49 Elizabeth Ross of New Zealand, 7 races
50-59 Helen Adams of New Zealand, 10 races
60-69 Robina Hewlett of New Zealand, 11 races
70-79 Juliet Taylor of New Zealand, 4 races

For complete rankings and the latest information on the Global Swim Series, visit here.

Other series champions include Colin Lindsay (male non-wetsuit division), Francie Maclinden (male wetsuit division), and Megan Dodge (female wetsuit division).

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