Anna Olasz Starts So Slowly And Finishes So Quickly

Anna Olasz Starts So Slowly And Finishes So Quickly

There may not be another swimmer in the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim at the Tokyo Olympics who had a greater differential between her start and finish thanAnna Olasz of Hungary.

She took her time at the starting pontoon,” observed Steven Munatones. “Getty Images captured the start photo where Anna took her time and dove in behind everyone [see Anna above in a white cap with HUN printed on the sides].

But there was no one swimming as fast as she was at the end of the race. She nearly caught bronze medalistKareena Lee of Australia, missing the podium by 2.3 seconds. She should be very proud of her fourth place accomplishment.”

27-year-old Anna Olasz, a graduate of Arizona State University
A job very well done. Anna Olasz after the end of the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim

Listen today to part 2 of the play-by-play commentary by Sid Cassidy and Steven Munatones during the 2.5-hour WOWSA livecast starting at 5:00 pm EST (6:00 am Tokyo time) for the men’s Olympic 10K Marathon Swim.

Photo by Hiroyuki Nakamura (PICSPORT)

Olympic 10K Marathon Swim Results:

1. Ana Marcela Cunha (Brazil, 29) 1:59:30.90
2. Sharon van Rouwendaal (Netherlands, 27) 1:59:31.70
3. Kareena Lee (Australia, 27) 1:59:32.50
4. Anna Olasz (Hungary, 27) 1:59:34.80
5. Leonie Beck (Germany, 24) 1:59:35.10
6. Haley Anderson (USA, 29) 1:59:36.90
7. Ashley Twichell (USA, 32) 1:59:37.90
8. Xin Xin (China, 24) 2:00:10.10
9. Lara Grangeon de Villele (France, 29) 2:00:57.0
10. Finnia Wunram (Germany, 25) 2:01:01.90
11. Samantha Arévalo (Ecuador, 26) 2:01:30.60
12. Cecilia Biagioli (Argentina, 36) 2:01:31.70
13. Yumi Kida (Japan, 36) 2:01:40.90
14. Rachele Bruni (Italy, 30) 2:02:10.20
15. Anastasiia Kirpichnikova (Russian Olympic Committee, 21) 2:03:17.50
16. Paula Ruiz Bravo (Spain, 22) 2:03:17.60
17. Angelica Andre (Portugal, 26) 2:04:40.70
18. Kate Farley Sanderson (Canada, 21) 2:04:59.10
19. Alice Dearing (Great Britain, 24) 2:05:03.20
20. Paola Perez (Venezuela, 30) 2:05:45.00
21. Michelle Weber (South Africa, 24) 2:06:56.50
22. Krystyna Panchishko (Ukraine, 23) 2:07:35.10
23. Li-Shan Chantal Liew (Singapore, 22) 2:08:17.90
24. Spela Perse (Slovenia, 25) 2:08:33.00
25. Souad Nefissa Cherouati (Algeria, 32) 2:17:21.60

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