Tag: Simone Ercoli

Records Meant To Be Broken

Records Meant To Be Broken Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The worlds of competitive pool swimming and open water swimming are different in a variety of ways regarding the subject of  world records. World records in the pool are governed by FINA and are limited to strokes (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle, individual medley),

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Ferry Weertman Plows to FINA Victory

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ferry Weertman of the Netherlands looked like a tanker plowing through heavy seas in today's FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix today in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Steady and powerful, 23-year-old Weertman led for most of the 15 km race in the turbulent, windy Caribbean Sea off the Yucatan Peninsula. He

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Separation In The Sea

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The mixing of the genders in an elite open water swimming competition causes all kinds of changes. When it happened in the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix race off the Ocean Maya Royale resort in the Caribbean Sea, it led to all kinds of havoc. The men's pack got strung out by over 100 meters. The

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Simone Ercoli Goes 2 For 2 In 2014

It came down to the very end with Italian teammates Simone Ercoli and Edoardo Stochino going stroke for stroke after 57 km down the Coronda River in Argentina. But it was Ercoli who came out on top for the second time in his 2014 campaign, by 3 tenths of a second after over 8 hours. The results of the 2014 Maratón Acuática Internacional Santa Fe - Coronda

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Simone Ercoli Leads 3 Amigos In Rosario

Simone Ercoli won the shortened Maratón Acuática Internactional Ciudad de Rosario in Rosario, Argentina over his 3 Italian teammates. The final results of the 7.2 km professional race this past Sunday: 1. Simone Ercoli (Italy) 1:15:08 2. Mario Sanzullo (Italy) 1:15:19 (shown above) 3. Andrea Volpini (Italy) 1:15:28 4. Edoardo Stochino (Italy) 1:15:43 5.

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