Marcelo Micocci Manages A Massive Marathon

Marcelo Micocci Manages A Massive Marathon

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

The 42nd annual 57 km Maratón Acuática Internacional Santa Fe – Coronda will be held on March 1st in Argentina.

Race director Marcelo Micocci explains, “FINA rules will apply and the race deadline is February 10th. Free accommodations will be provided to all swimmers and coaches from February 26th to March 3rd.

Continental breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. The total cash prize is ARG$162,000 (US$11,570). First place receives ARG$25,000 for both men and women. For more information, visit www.santafecoronda.com
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Photo shows Damián Blaum who will attempt to become the ninth swimmer from Argentina to win the prestigious FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix race. Previous winners include:

1961 – Carlos Larriera – Argentina
1962 – Carlos Larriera – Argentina
1963 – Herman Willemse – Netherlands
1964 – Abdul Latif Abou Heif – Egypt
1965 – Horacio Iglesias – Argentina
1966 – Giuglio Travaglio – Italy
1967 – Horacio Iglesias – Argentina
1970 – Horacio Iglesias – Argentina
1974 – Claudio Plit – Argentina
1975 – Claudio Plit – Argentina
1976 – Claudio Plit – Argentina
1977 – Claudio Plit – Argentina
1978 – John Kinsella – USA
1979 – Bill Heiss – USA
1987 – James Kegley – USA
1988 – Diego Degano – Argentina
1990 – Diego Degano – Argentina
1991 – Fernando Fleitas – Argentina
1992 – Diego Degano – Argentina
1993 – Diego Degano and Christof Wandratsch – Argentina / Germany
1994 – Gregory Streppel – Canada
1995 – Gregory Streppel – Canada
1996 – Stéphane Lecat – France
1997 – Stéphane Lecat and Gabriel Chaillou- France / Argentina
1998 – David Meca Medina – Spain
1999 – Stéphane Lecat – France
2000 – Stéphane Lecat – France
2001 – David Meca Medina – Spain
2002 – Gabriel Chaillou – Argentina
2003 – Rafael Perez – Argentina
2004 – Stéphane Gomez – France
2005 – Stéphane Gomez – France
2006 – Petar Stoychev – Bulgaria
2007 – Petar Stoychev – Bulgaria
2008 – Petar Stoychev – Bulgaria
2009 – Petar Stoychev – Bulgaria
2010 – Petar Stoychev – Bulgaria
2011 – Petar Stoychev – Bulgaria
2012 – Joanes Hedel – France
2013 – Simone Ercoli – Italy
2014 – Simone Ercoli – Italy

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