Once Again, Petar Stoychev Wins Grand Prix Title

Once Again, Petar Stoychev Wins Grand Prix Title

Like the sun rising every morning, Petar Stoychev won yet another FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix title. Race after race, season after season, year after year, Petar has proven himself in all kinds of conditions – calm, rough, warm, cold, fresh and salt.

He won the 2010 Grand Prix with a total of 107 points and six out of the seven marathon races he competed in.

1. Petar Stoychev (BUL), 107 points
2. Damien Blaum (ARG), 95
3. Rodolfo Valenti (ITA), 61
4. Andrea Volpini (ITA), 52
5. Alexander Studzinski (GER), 52
6. Evgenij Pop Acev (MKD), 51
7. Simon Tobin (CAN), 40
8. Rok Kerin (SLO), 25
9. Mattia Alberico (ITA), 21
10. Guillermo Bertola (ARG), 20
11. Gabriel Villagoiz (ARG), 15
12. Emanuel Corsiglia (ARG), 8
13. Edoardo Stochino (ITA), 7

The remaining swimmers did not qualify for the season-ending ranking because they did not compete in the required minimum number of events:

14. Brendan Capell (AUS), 16
15. Paul Blais-Morisset (CAN), 16
16. Simone Ercoli (ITA), 15
17. Xavier Desharanais (CAN), 15
18. Antonos Fokadis (GRE), 13
19. Diego Noguiera (ESP), 11
20. Ky Hurst (AUS), 11
21. Bertrand Venturi (FRA), 9
22. Francisco Hervas (ESP), 9
23. Barton Wells (USA), 9
24. Sergiy Fensenko (AZE), 7
25. Tsvetan Yordanov (BUL), 7
26. Rodrigo Elorza (MEX), 6
27. Sebastien Fraysse (FRA), 6
28. Aleksander Panceski (MKD), 6
29. Libor Smolka (CZE), 5
30. Richard Weinberger (CAN), 5
31. Mohamed El Zanaty (EGY), 4
32. Mikhail Semenov (RUS), 4
33. Aleksander Ilievski (MKD), 4
34. Dejan Mladenovski (MKD), 4
35. Julien Codevelle (FRA), 3
36. Benjamin Konschak (GER), 3
37. Alan Rojas (MEX), 2
38. Anibal Emanuel Corsiglia (ARG), 2
39. Cristian Carrizo (ARG), 2
40. Emanuel Olmedo (ARG), 2
41. Fernando Zabala (ARG), 2
42. Ivan Brion (ESP), 2
43. Juan Cordonnier (ARG) 2
44. Martin Carrizo (ARG), 2
45. Mauro Nappa (ITA), 2
46. Michael Mruzek (CZE), 2
47. Rostislav Vitek (CZE), 2
48. Jan Stabl (CZE), 2
49. Hussein Ossama Ibrahim (EGY), 2
50. Michal Skrodzki (POL), 2
51. Milos Milanovic (SRB), 2
52. Jozeph Kucera (CZE), 2
53. Sebastian Sabo (SRB), 2
54. Georgios Charcharis (GRE), 2
55. Miha Bernat (SLO), 2
56. Luciano Sales Rubio (ARG), 0
57. Mohamed Saleh (SYR), 0
58. Sebastiano Nappa (ITA), 0
59. Jeremy Bonneau (CAN), 0
60. Panos Arvanitakis (GRE), 0
61. Marjan Mirceski (MKD), 0

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