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Thursday, September 6, 2018

Everyone Gives Chase To Travis At World Junior Champs

Courtesy of FINA, Eilat, Red Sea, Israel.

No one won their race in a manner that Chase Travis did at the 2018 FINA Open Water World Junior Swimming Championships in the Red Sea that were held in 27.3°C water and 31°C air temperature.

16-year-old Travis led early and led the field by nearly a minute at the end of the 7.5 km race in the most dominant victory of the opening day of racing at the 2018 FINA Open Water World Junior Swimming Championships.

7.5 km Girls 16-17 Results:
1. Chase Travis (USA) 1:32:02.8
2. Giulia Berton (ITA) 1:32:59.7
3. Giulia Salin (ITA) 1:33:00.8
4. Maisie Macartney (GBR) 1:33:01.4
5. Ane de la Fuente Fiano (ESP) 1:33:07.6
6. Leah DeGeorge (USA) 1:33:24.2
7. Vivien Balogh (HUN) 1:34:19.8
8. Jiake Sun (CHN) 1:34:23.9
9. Aricia Fatzaun Peree (BRA) 1:34:29.9
10. Ilona Maille (FRA) 1:34:34.0
11. Veronica Nikulina (RUS) 1:34:41.5
12. Ekaterina Sorokina (RUS) 1:34:41.8
13. Rebecca Anne Meder (RSA) 1:34:42.3
14. Carla Goyanes Garcia (ESP) 1:34:43.8
15. Catia Agostinho (POR) 1:34:46.0
16. Mia Yamomoto (JPN) 1:35:11.5
17. Julia Leal Nina (BRA) 1:36:10.7
18. Mia Englender (ISR) 1:36:48.0
19. Petra Mijic (CRO) 1:36:54.0
20. Fanny Ccollcca (PER) 1:36:56.2
21. Mor Jacob (ISR) 1:39:30.5
22. Klara Sykorova (CZE) 1:39:32.2
23. Anett Borsi (HUN) 1:39:33.0
24. Karolina Balazikova (SVK) 1:39:38.5
25. Carla Tina Antonopoulos (RSA) 1:39:39.8
26. Antonia Bulicic (CRO) 1:40:38.7
27. P. Guerrero Collaguazo (ECU) 1:44:26.5
28. Yevgeniya Din (KAZ) 1:46:06.0
29. Octavia Lau (CAN) 1:47:22.0
30. Kamila Valiyeva (KAZ) 1:47:57.2
31. Abhigna Anand (IND) 1:47:58.0
32. N. Settihalli Shivakumar (IND) 1:48:29.4
33. Andrea Pereira Cruz (ECU) 1:49:45.8
34. Nayr Palaguerra Calizaya (BOL) 2:03:30.8
DNF Ava Free (CAN)
DNF Ewa Maja Jaszczuk (POL)

The Championships is live streamed in a test manner that will be broadcast at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

FINA will broadcast the 2018 FINA Open Water World Junior Swimming Championships that begins tomorrow in Eilat, Israel where over 200 athletes between 14 and 19 years old from 38 countries representing all five continents will race in the Red Sea beginning today.

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