Ashley Twichell Wins Inaugural Crippen Cup

Ashley Twichell Wins Inaugural Crippen Cup

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

USA Swimming reported that Ashley Twichell had the fastest touch in a photo-finish among Christine Jennings and Emily Brunemann at yesterday’s Crippen Cup in Fort Myers, Florida.

The American rivals finished about as close as possible with one another: Twichell first in 2:04:23.65, Jennings second in 2:04:24.11, and Brunemann third in 2:04:24.53.

These photo-finishes among the top American women will continue through the 2016 Rio Olympics qualification races.

1. Ashley Twichell 2:04:23.65
2. Christine Jennings 2:04:24.11
3. Emily Brunemann 2:04:24.53
4. Jade Dusablon 2:04:26.77
5. Lindsay Vrooman 2:04:50.66
6. Zsofia Balazs 2:06:03.44
7. Léonie Pamerleu 2:08:16.72
8. Sarah Bosslet 2:08:29.87
9. Megan Byrnes 2:08:30.26
10. Hannah Sakaluk 2:09:08.78
11. Heather Maitland 2:09:14.71
12. Jessica Wolf 2:10:55.61
13. Justine Rhéaume 2:11:26.14
14. Taylor Roy 2:11:56.64
15. Anina Lund 2:14:47.83
16. Claire Thompson 2:15:09.15
17. Sabryna Lavoie 2:17:45.79
18. Caitlin Nolan 2:17:48.63
19. Hanna Huston 2:18:15.76
20. Kaitlin Gervais 2:18:57.57
21. Kylie Mitchell 2:19:51.56
22. Kelsey Vetalice 2:20:15.61
23. Joy Field 2:20:27.10
24. Nicole Fuller 2:21:38.61

Photo of top swimmers swimming into the finish chute by Lee Country Parks and Recreation.

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