Crowded Field At the FINA 10K World Cup In Roberval

Crowded Field At the FINA 10K World Cup In Roberval

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

4e étape de la Coupe du monde des marathons en eau libre FINA – or the FINA 10 km Marathon Swimming World Cup at the Traversée internationale du lac St-Jean week will be held today with 28 men from 12 countries and 18 women from 8 countries (see start list below).

Defending champions Alexander Studzinski of Germany and Emily Brunemann of the USA, who both comfortably won last year’s race, will have a much more difficult time this year due to the tough, fast, experienced field:

Men’s start list:
*Christian Reichert (GER)
*Alexander Studzinski (GER)
*Andreas Waschburger (GER)
*Luis Rogerio Arapiraca (BRA)
*Victor Colonese (BRA)
*Samuel De Bona (BRA)
*Allan Do Carmo (BRA)
*Diogo Villarinho (BRA)
*Christopher Grimmet‐Norris (USA)
*Juan Martin Pereyra (ARG)
Davy Billiau (BEL)
*David Heron (USA))
*Yoelvis Pedraza (USA)
*Charles Peterson (USA)
*Joanes Hedel (FRA)
*Vitaliy Khudyakov (KAZ)
*Aleksandar Ilievski (MKD)
*Evgenij Pop Acev (MKD)
*Troy Balvert (NZL)
*Kane Radford (NZL)
*Jan Posmourny (CZE)
*Saleh Mohammad (SYR)
*Xavier Desharnais (CAN)
*Eric Hedlin (CAN))
*Nicolas Masse‐Savard (CAN)
*Gabriel Pouliot (CAN)
*Richard Weinberger (CAN)
*Samer Yaghmour (CAN)

Women’s start list:
*Angela Maurer (GER)
*Ana Marcela Cunha (BRA)
*Gabriela Ferreira (BRA)
*Betina Lorscheitter (BRA)
*Poliana Okimoto (BRA)
*Kristel Kobrich (CHI)
*Karla Sitic (CRO)
*Emily Brunemann (USA)
*Eva Fabian (USA)
*Heidi George (USA)
*Christine Jennings (USA)
*Charlotte Webby (NZL)
*Silvie Rybarova (CZE)
*Jade Dusablon (CAN)
*Heather Maitland (CAN)
*Caitlin Nolan (CAN)
*Léonie Pamerleau (CAN))
*Justine Rhéaume (CAN)
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Upper photo shows podium winners from the 2013Jade Dusablon (left), Emily Brunemann (middle), and Béatrice Pineau (right). Lower photo shows Nicolas Masse-Savard (left), Alexander Studzinski (middle), and Joanes Hedel (right)

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