2012 Olympian - Zsofia Balazs of Canada, Closing Fast

2012 Olympian – Zsofia Balazs of Canada, Closing Fast

Zsofia Balazs qualified for the Olympic 10 km Marathon Swim as a result of her blazing closing sprint at the 2012 FINA Olympic Marathon Swimming Qualifier yesterday in Portugal.

Balazs sealed the deal with confident move on the last lap where she had the fastest last split of the 41-women field. She become the first Canadian to earn a position in an Olympic marathon swimming race. Canada had no entries in 2008 when open water swimming made its Olympic debut in Beijing.

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