Kristóf Rasovszky Wins 2021 FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series

Kristóf Rasovszky Wins 2021 FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series

Kristóf Rasovszky of Hungary won the 2021FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series over France’sMarc-Antoine Olivier in a close season-long battle. Olivier was disqualified relatively early in theFINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series Grand Finale with a red card in Abu Dhabi, UAE while Rasovszky finished third to lock up the World Series title.

Rasovszky had quite a year with his World Series title and Olympic marathon swimming silver medal finish at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games (shown above).

2021 FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series Rankings:

  1. Kristóf Rasovszky (Hungary, 24) 2,550 points
  2. Marc-Antoine Olivier (France, 25) 2,400 points
  3. Niklas Frach (Germany, 23) 1,650 points
  4. Matteo Furlan (Italy, 32) 1,130 points
  5. Axel Reymond (France, 27) 1,120 points
  6. Mario Sanzullo (Italy) 1,050 points
  7. Andrea Manzi (Italy) 950 points
  8. Alberto Martinez (Spain) 700 points
  9. Hector Thomas Cheal Pardoe (Great Britain) 700 points
  10. Marcel Schouten (Netherlands) 700 points
  11. Kirill Abrosimov (Russia) 688 points
  12. Logan Fontaine (France) 580 points
  13. Allan do Carmo (Brazil) 560 points
  14. David Betlehem (Hungary) 558 points
  15. Sacha Velly (France) 520 points
  16. Dario Verani (Italy) 504 points
  17. Aaron Elias Schmidt (Germany) 464 points
  18. Bailey Armstrong (Australia) 406 points
  19. Diogo Villarinho (Brazil) 378 points
  20. Jules Wallart (France) 310 points
  21. Jan Hercog (Austria) 304 points
  22. Matthieu Magne (France) 296 points
  23. Athanasios Kynigakis (Greece) 284 points
  24. Matan Roditi (Israel) 280 points
  25. Logan Vanhuys (Belgium) 266 points
  26. Guillem Pujol (Spain) 262 points
  27. Alexandre Verplaetse (France) 240 points
  28. Fares Zitouni (France) 240 points
  29. Lars Bottelier (Netherlands) 234 points)
  30. Tiago Campos (Brazil) 220 points
  31. Evgenij Pop Acev (Macedonia) 207 points
  32. Peter Galicz (Hungary) 202 points
  33. Ido Gal (Israel) 186 points
  34. Vincent Crooijmans (Netherlands) 180 points
  35. Leo Ouabdesselam (France) 162 points
  36. Sander Crooijmans (Netherlands) 154 points
  37. Elliot Sodemann (Sweden) 152 points
  38. Lev Cherepanov (Kazakhstan) 105 points
  39. Igor Chervynskiy (Ukraine) 85 points
  40. Galymzhan Balabek (Kazakhstan) 82 points

The FINA Marathon Swim World Series included four 10 km races in Doha, Qatar on March 13th, Lake Ohrid in North Macedonia on August 28th, Eilat, Israel on December 12th, and Abu Dhabi, UAE on December 16th.

The remaining 10 km races in Seychelles on May 9th, Budapest on June 12th, Setúbal, Portugal on June 19th, lac St-Jean, Canada on July 25th, and lac Mégantic, Canada on August 7th were all cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The prize money is given to the top 10 finishers based on the season-ending rankings as follows:

  1. US$50,000
  2. US$35,000
  3. US$25,000
  4. US$20,000
  5. US$15,000
  6. US$12,000
  7. US$8,000
  8. US$5,000
  9. US$3,500
  10. US$1,500

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