Axel Reymond Wins 2021 FINA Ultramarathon Swim Series

Axel Reymond Wins 2021 FINA Ultramarathon Swim Series

The 2021 FINA Ultramarathon Swim Series had 50% of its competitions cancelled due to the COVID pandemic. The 32 km Traversée internationale du lac St-Jean in Canada and the 15 km Maratón Acuática Internactional Ciudad de Rosario were cancelled, while the 25km Ohrid Lake Swim Marathon in Macedonia and the 36 km Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli in Italy were held as scheduled.

25 km world champion and ice swimmer Axel Reymond of France was the highest point scorer in the shortened 2021 series:

2021 FINA UltraMarathon Swim Series Rankings:

  1. Axel Reymond (France) 70 points in Macedonia + 55 points in Italy = 125 points
  2. Marcel Schouten (Netherlands) 58 points in Macedonia + 65 points in Italy = 123 points
  3. Evgenij Pop Acev (Macedonia) 61 points in Macedonia + 52 points in Italy = 113 points
  4. Francesco Ghettini (Italy) 49 points in Macedonia + 58 points in Italy = 107 points
  5. Edoardo Stochino (Italy) 65 points in Macedonia + 40 points in Italy = 105
  6. Matias Ezequiel Diaz Hernandez (Argentina) 55 points in Macedonia + 43 points in Italy = 98 points
  7. Franco Ivo Cassini (Argentina) 46 points in Macedonia + 49 points in Italy = 95 points
  8. Matthieu Magne (France) 43 points in Macedonia + 38 points in Italy = 81 points
  9. Alkesandar Ilievski (Macedonia) 40 points in Macedonia + 36 points in Italy = 76 points
  10. Alessio Occhipinti (Italy) 70 points in Italy = 70 points
  11. Simone Ruffini (Italy) 61 points in Italy = 61 points
  12. Marc-Antoine Olivier (France) 52 points in Macedonia = 52 points
  13. Matheus Evangelista (Brazil) 46 points in Italy = 46 points
  14. Riccardo Chiarcos (Italy) 34 points in Italy = 34 points
  15. Marco Inglima (Italy) 32 points in Italy = 32 points
  16. Leonid Mishevski (Macedonia) 0 points in Macedonia = 0 points
  17. Alexandre Verplaetse (France) 0 points in Macedonia = 0 points
  18. Damián Blaum (Argentina) 0 points in Italy = 0 points

Along withCaroline Jouisse, his French teammate, France swept both the men’s and women’s titles on the abbreviated 2021FINA Ultramarathon Swim Series.

Photos byAlexander Hassenstein/Getty Images Europe show Axel Reymond at the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain.

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