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Monday, July 16, 2018

Gino Does Triple Crown Of Open Water Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Manhattan Island, New York.

51-year-old attorney Eugene 'Gino' Hanrahan completed the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming, with his 7 hour 26 minute 20 Bridges Manhattan Swim in New York on July 14th

Hanraham is shown on left after finishing a crossing of the Catalina Channel in 9 hours 36 minutes.

Becoming a Triple Crowner took some time. Back in 2007 at the age of 40, he completed his first leg, a 33.8 km crossing of the English Channel from England to France in 11 hours 21 minutes.

Kristian Rutford also completed a swim of note in the race, finishing his 22nd career circumnavigation swim around Manhattan Island, dating back to his first completion in 1988.

20 Bridges Manhattan Swim Results:
1. Nathan Payas (39) 7 hours 21 minutes 0 seconds
2. Eduardo Collazos (47) 7 hours 21 minutes 13 seconds
3. Anna Strachan (44) 7 hours 24 minutes 1 second
4. Eugene Hanrahan (51) 7 hours 26 minutes 40 seconds
5. Abigail Bergman (22) 7 hours 42 minutes 8 seconds
6. Kristian Rutford (59) 7 hours 49 minutes 24 seconds
7. Simon Olliver (54) 7 hours 51 minutes 39 seconds
8. Mäx Beer (47) 7 hours 52 minutes 33 seconds
9. William Schulz (52) 7 hours 58 minutes 0 seconds
10. Judy Caves (58) 8 hours 4 minutes 42 seconds
11. Cormac Mac Cionnaith (45) 8 hours 18 minutes 48 seconds
12. Susan Kirk (58) 8 hours 26 minutes 29 seconds
12. Carlos Acosta (45) 8 hours 22 minutes 48 seconds
14. Andreas Kaubisch (54) 8 hours 27 minutes 28 seconds
DNF Dionne Tatlow (33) 7 hours 37 minutes 5 seconds

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