Emily Brunemann Barely Edges Eva Fabian In The Pirates 5K

Emily Brunemann Barely Edges Eva Fabian In The Pirates 5K

Alex Meyer, the world 25K champion from Ithaca, New York, went out relatively easy with his female American teammates, world 5K champion Eva Fabian and national team swimmer Emily Brunemann, in the first 2.5K during the Pirates Week 5K Swim on 7 Mile Beach in the Cayman Islands, but he pulled away on the second half to win comfortably. Seiji Groome finished second in 1:07.13 with Alex McCallum third in 1:09.19.

Meanwhile Emily and Eva went stroke-for-stroke the entire distance to end in a thrilling photo finish. Emily’s time was 59:22.64 to Eva’s 59:22.93. Danielle Boothe of the Cayman Islands finished third in 1:10.42. The very close women’s race is shown on the second half of this video by Open Water Source:



Photos are here. Final results are below:

1. Alex Meyer, 58.29
2. Emily Brunemann, 59.22
3. Eva Fabian, 59.22
4. Geoffrey Butler, 1:07.10
5. Seiji Groome, 1:07.13
6. Alex McCallum, 1:09.19
7. Danielle Boothe, 1:10.42
8. Coral Tomascik, 1:13.02
9. Johan Heath, 1:18.27
10. Simon Butler, 1:19.05
11. Iain McCallum, 1:19.10
12. Judi Norton, 1:19.52
13. Lois Moody, 1:23.55
14. Catriona MacRae, 1:23.56
15. Alex Harling, 1:24.42
16. Dean Gaffigan, 1:28.21
17. Karoly Otterbein, 1:30.02
18. Clive Burke, 1:32.57
19. Aletta Syfret, 1:33.52
20. Victor Thompson, 1:35.21
21. Claire Cousins, 1:35.40
22. Richard Harrison, 1:35.47
23. Brad Boozer, 1:36.47
24. Tonya O’Connor, 1:37.06
25. Sally Poole, 1:38.07
26. Kerri Kanuga, 1:38.38
27. Sara Jan, 1:40.17
28. Chris Graham, 1:41.53
29. Anthony Watkins, 1:43.19
30. Andrea Roach, 1:43.20
31. Paul Schreiner, 1:43.44
32. Frank Flowers, 1:46.23
33. Emily Davies, 1:46.57
34. Jill Zadny, 1:47.01
35. Elizabeth Bailey, 1:57.39
36. Elizabeth Berns, 2:00.05
37. Jane Clarkson, 2:06.49
38. Sergio Coni, 2:08.33

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