Ana Marcela Cunha And Chad Ho Lead FINA Standings

Ana Marcela Cunha And Chad Ho Lead FINA Standings

After three extremely competitive, down-to-the-wire races in Santos (Brazil), Viedma (Argentina) and the past weekend’s race in Setubal Bay, Portugal – but with more races on tap in Canada, China, Hong Kong, Mexico and the UAE – the current standings of the top 10 women and men on the 2010 FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup circuit are as follows:

1. Ana Marcela Cunha (BRA), 52 points
2. Angela Maurer (GER), 46
3. Linsy Heister (NED), 38
3. Martina Grimaldi, 38
5. Karla Sitic (CRO), 24
6. Alice Franco (ITA), 16
6. Eva Fabian (USA), 16
8. Larisa Ilchenko (RUS), 14
9. Annika Traxel (GER), 13
10. Inha Kotsur (AZE), 12

1. Chad Ho (RSA), 50
2. Petar Stoychev (BUL), 34
3. Allan do Carmo (BRA), 30
3. Michael Dmitriev (ISR), 30
5. Sergiy Fesenko (AZE), 24
6. Francis Crippen (USA), 22
7. Evgeny Drattsev (RUS), 20
7. Thomas Lurz (GER), 20
9. Artem Podyakov (RUS), 14
9. Christian Reichert (GER), 14

In the first three races, a total of 59 women from 22 countries and 71 men from 30 countries have taken part in the first three FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup events.

Photo from the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix in Capri-Napoli.

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