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Friday, April 6, 2018

The Race Around The World

Courtesy of Global Swim Series.

The Global Swim Series includes 132 open water swimming competitions held in 36 countries.

In the male non-wetsuit division, there is a tight season-ending competition that is culminating between Colin Lindsay, an architect from Ireland, and Michael Kenny of Quebec, Canada. The 40-something men have both participated in 13 races total on the 2017 Global Swim Series that started on May 1st 2017.

Kenny last won the 2015 Global Swim Series and finished fourth overall in 2016. The 2017 season coming to an end at the end of this month.

2017 Male Non-Wetsuit Division Top 10 Rankings
1. Colin Lindsay (Ireland) 40-49 age group with 1079.05 points
2. Michael Kenny (Canada) 40-49 age group with 1034.17 points
3. Diego López Dominguez (Spain) 30-39 age group with 734.73 points
4. Peter Cosseboom (New Zealand) 50-59 age group with 672.14 points
5. John McConnell (Ireland) 40-49 age group with 666.92 points
6. Finn Rattrie (New Zealand) 19&U age group with 492.45 points
7. Joshua Reid (Canada) 40-49 age group with 477.90 points
8. Mike Cochrane (New Zealand) 30-39 age group with 461.81 points
9. Dean Halliday (Northern Ireland) 50-59 age group with 442.08 points
10. John McElroy (Northern Ireland) 40-49 age group with 405.82 points

For complete rankings on the 2017-2018 Global Swim Series, visit here.

2016 Male Non-Wetsuit Division Top 10 Final Rankings
1. Jack Boyle (Ireland) 698.61
2. Sean Campbell (Northern Ireland) 512.20
3. Dean Halliday (Northern Ireland) 464.39
4. Michael Kenny (Canada) 448.60
5. Rob Kent (Canada) 440.56
6. Robbe Dilissen (Australia) 397.81
7. Mike Cochrane (New Zealand) 372.47
8. William Ashforth (New Zealand) 364.61
9. Alexandr Mazuruc (Canada) 338.20
10. John Alexander Mcconnell (Northern Ireland) 329.16

2015 Male Non-Wetsuit Division Top 10 Final Rankings
1. Michael Kenny (Canada) 678.74
2. Chris Criswick (Canada) 538.47
3. Gareth Palidwor (Canada) 422.70
4. Loren King (Canada) 355.84
5. Mark Bintley (Canada) 302.87
6. William Leonard (Canada) 285.24
7. Martin Van Driel (Canada) 274.75
8. Charles Bolduc (Canada) 254.52
9. Sam Muir-james (New Zealand) 244.50
10. Angus Falconer (New Zealand) 199.32

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