Masters Of The Open Water (Top Women At Worlds)

Masters Of The Open Water (Top Women At Worlds)

Thousands of competitive adult swimmers descended upon Riccione, Italy for the 14th FINA World Masters Championships.

45 heats took off in separate waves on the triangular course with an in-the-water start and finish. The event was held over two days on June 16th and 17th due to the tremendous interest in the 3 km open water race.

The top women in their respective age group divisions are as follows:

25-29
1. Marion Blanchard (FRA) 39:23.1
2. Tarryn Stanford (RSA) 39:24.1
3. Laura Hiesinger (GER) 39:39.3
4. Charlotte Lancereau (FRA) 39:39.8
5. Lucia Vachanova (SVK) 39:42.5

30-34
1. Giuseppa Zizzo (ITA) 39:58.5
2. Oriana Burgio (ITA) 40:01.3
3. Corbino Valeria (ITA) 40:15.0
4. Minerva Pujol (ESP) 40:16.6
5. Eleonora Tagliaventi (ITA) 40:29.5

35-39
1. Jessica Wooddisse (GBR) 31:36.0
2. Katharine Nimmo (GBR) 31:38.5
3. Daniela Lange (GER) 31:56.4
4. Chiara Benvenuti (ITA) 31:57.5
5. Malena Hankins (USA) 32:00.9

40-44
1. Valeria Vergani (ITA) 30:43.9
2. Jacqui Robinson (AUS) 30:47.3
3. Karin Stein (NED) 32:10.6
4. Daniela Sabatini (ITA) 32:15.8
5. Laura Palasciano (ITA) 32:16.8

45-49
1. Pamela Nix (AUS) 33:04.4
2. Daniela Deponti (ITA) 33:06.7
3. Kimberly Elsbach (USA) 33:38.3
4. Ronit Katan (ISR) 33:49.0
5. Ina Ger Ziegler (GER) 33:54.5

50-54
1. Jeanne Carlsen (CAN) 32:17.3
2. Annie Wilson (GBR) 33:07.9
3. Kerstin Pieper-Kohler (GER) 34:32.4
4. Susan Ingraham (USA) 35:33.0
5. Tana Engels (GER) 35:33.2

55-59
1. Cristina Tarantino (ITA) 34:00.2
2. Gail Amundrud (CAN) 35:28.8
3. Heather Campbell (RSA) 35:42.1
4. Susan Skiff (USA) 35:49.3
5. Laura Vaca (MEX) 36:44.9

60-64
1. Conny Boer-Buijs (NED) 38:21.1
2. Mira Guglielmi (ITA) 38:52.7
3. Marika Maier (GER) 38:55.3
4. Margareta Rainer (SWE) 39:29.7
5. Dyanna Benny (AUS) 40:40.3

65-69
1. Ruth Shaps (USA) 39:35.2
2. Sonnie Talley (USA) 41:28.8
3. Rosa Montague (AUS) 41:34.1
4. Denise Feltz (FRA) 42:51.4
5. Erika Kejda (GER) 45:07.5

70-74
1. Herilene Freitas (BRA) 45:36.7
2. Penny Webster (GBR) 46:41.5
3. Doreen Gordon (GBR) 47:01.6
4. Akiko Nakazawa (JPN) 47:02.8
5. Pauline Wingate (AUS) 48:19.4

75-79
1. Denise Robertson (AUS) 47:36.0
2. Lottie Geurts (NED) 50:25.7
3. Betsy T Jordan (USA) 52:11.6

80-84
1. Jane Asher (GBR) 46:55.0
2. Dorothy Dickey (AUS) 53:59.3

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