FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series Victory

fina cnsg marathon swim world series victory

Coming off of her Tokyo Olympic qualification swim, Leonie Beck upset her competitors including world and Olympic champions in the only FINA-sanctioned 10 km race in 2020.

About

At the only FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series event in 2020, Leonie Beck upset a field of world champions, Olympic medalists and the crème de la crème at the highest echelon of competitive open water swimming.

Why it was nominated

For beating Olympic champion Sharon van Rouwendaal, FINA Best Open Water Swimmer Ana Marcela Cunha, European champion Arianna Bridi, Olympic silver medalist Haley Anderson, and FINA Marathon Swim World Series champion Rachele Bruni to establish herself as a dark horse medalist for the Tokyo Olympics marathon swim.

Country

Germany

Swimmer(s)

Leonie Beck

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  • 01/05/2021

    Well done champ

  • 01/27/2021

    Weldon