Tag: FINA HOSA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup

Ruffini Rolls To A Series Victory

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The global tour of the FINA/HOSA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup culminated in Hong Kong, the hometown of Ronnie Wong, the long-time FINA Technical Open Water Swimming Committee chairman. There was a tense, interesting race-within-a-race at the Hong Kong 10 km marathon swim. Simone Ruffini of Italy was in

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Bruni Beats Bridi In FINA Battle

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The global tour of the FINA/HOSA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup culminated in Hong Kong in a great race. Coming into the final race, Rachele Bruni of Italy held onto a lead with 66 series points with Poliana Okimoto of Brazil in second with 58 points and Angela Maurer of Germany in third with 49 points.

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Evgeny Drattsev On A Comeback

Courtesy of Marina Drattseva, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Russian Evgeny Drattsev is working hard to return to the Olympics. After placing fifth in the 2008 Beijing Olympics 10 km swim, he missed qualifying for the 2012 London Olympics. Disappointed, but he did not give up the sport. He kept plugging away and qualified today at the FINA/HOSA 10K Marathon Swimming

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