The Brits Are Coming, The Brits Are Coming

The Brits Are Coming, The Brits Are Coming

The British open water swimmers dominated the first leg of the 2010 European Open Water Swimming Cup held in Eilat, Israel on May 8th.

While the victory of Keri-Anne Payne was not surprising, it was refreshing to see Olympic 10K Marathon Swim bronze medalist Cassandra Patten (with swim cap on left) revisit the awards podium.

The final results of the top swimmers are as follows:

1. Keri-Anne Payne (GBR), 1:56:16.50
2. Cassandra Patten (GBR), 1:56:27.35
3. Ophelie Aspord (FRA), 1:56:38.95
4. Linsy Heister (NED), 1:57:06.25
5. Eva Risztov (HUN), 1:58:43.10
6. Emma Graham (GBR) 1:58:43.45
7. Olga Beresnyeva (UKR) 1:59:45.55
8. Anastasia Zhidkova (AZE) 2:00:45.70
9. Aurelie Muller (FRA) 2:00:54.90

1. Daniel Fogg (GBR) 1:50:46.90
2. Ivan Afanevich (RUS) 1:50:48.90
3. Brian Ryckeman (BEL) 1:50:51.10
4. Michael Dmitriev (ISR) 1:50:51.95
5. Bernard Venturi (FRA) 1:50:52.45
6. Thomas Allen (GBR) 1:50:53.20
7. Julien Codevelle (FRA) 1:50:54.85
8. Vasco Gaspar (POR) 1:51:27.05
9. Igor Snitko (UKR) 1:51:28.25

Copyright © 2010 by Steven Munatones