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Thursday, September 6, 2018

Iris Menchini Wins World Juniors 5 km Race In Israel

Courtesy of FINA, Eilat, Red Sea, Israel.

Today's opening races at the 2018 FINA Open Water World Junior Swimming Championships were the boys and girls 5 km race in the Red Sea that were held in 27.3°C water and 31°C air temperature.

29 girls ages 14-15 years competed in the opening 5 km race in the Red Sea.

Italy's Iris Menchini won in 1:00:44.6 followed by Mira Szimcsak of Hungary in 1:01:01.2 and Mariah Denigan of the USA in 1:01:06.6.

5 km Girls 14-15 Results
1. Iris Menchini (ITA) 1:00:44.6
2. Mira Szimcsak (HUN) 1:01:01.2
3. Mariah Denigan (USA) 1:01:06.6
4. Janna Blaya Corrons (ESP) 1:01:06.7
5. Kincso Gal (HUN) 1:01:31.8
6. Mafalda Rosa (POR) 1:01:35.8
7. Madelon Catteau (FRA) 1:01:58.0
8. Mayu Tanemura (JPN) 1:02:00.3
9. Kenna Smallegange (CAN) 1:02:41.4
10. A. Dominguez Casabella (ESP) 1:02:45.8
11. Dingsiman Song (CHN) 1:02:45.9
12. Candela Giordanino (ARG) 1:02:47.2
12. Emma O'Croinin (CAN) 1:02:47.2
14. Vittoria Nicora (ITA) 1:02:47.3
15. Cibelle Eichelberger (BRA) 1:02:53.4
16. Daria Kartseva (RUS) 1:03:45.1
17. Elisaveta Chernikina (RUS) 1:03:46.7
18. Claire Pophal (USA) 1:05:45.0
19. Leslie Cabezas Morocho (ECU) 1:08:53.9
20. Hannah Colleen Pearse (RSA) 1:08:54.0
21. Trinity Sasha Hearne (RSA) 1:08:54.4
22. Vita Ziguelboim (ISR) 1:09:00.6
23. Therese Victoria Soukup (SEY) 1:09:32.7
24. Beatriz Koinaski (BRA) 1:09:41.1
25. Ana Abad Cedeno (ECU) 1:09:47.5
26. Tal Ashkenazi (ISR) 1:10:30.3
27. Assem Melissova (KAZ) 1:10:32.3
28. Kshitija Kumaravelu (IND) 1:13:34.9
29. Ananya Avinash Pandey (IND) 1:18:47.0

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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