Voting Progress For The World Open Water Swimming Man Of The Year

Voting Progress For The World Open Water Swimming Man Of The Year

Voting for the World Open Water Swimming Awards continues until December 31st, 2011.

These WOWSA Awards are not necessarily for the best athlete, but are meant to honor the individuals who (1) best embody the spirit of open water swimming, (2) possess the sense of adventure, tenacity and perseverance that open water swimmers are known for, and (3) have most positively influenced the world of open water swimming in 2011.

The voting results after the first 4 weeks is as follows. Voting continues for 2 more weeks:

1. Jamie Patrick (USA) – 699 votes (18.9%)
2. Petar Stoychev (Bulgaria) – 460 votes (12.4%)
3. Salvatore Cimmino (Italy) – 450 votes (12.1%)
4. Stephen Redmond (Ireland) – 402 votes (10.8%)
5. Bruckner Chase (USA) – 387 votes (10.4%)
6. Roger Allsopp (Great Britain) – 306 votes (8.2%)
7. Simon Murie (Great Britain) – 231 votes (6.2%)
8. Thomas Lurz (Germany) – 200 votes (5.4%)
9. Spyridon Gianniotis (Greece) – 188 votes (5.1%)
10. Yutaka Shinozaki (Japan) – 170 votes (4.6%)
11. Doug Woodring (Hong Kong) – 112 votes (3.0%)
12. Simon Griffiths (Great Britain) – 95 votes (2.8%)

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These individuals are wonderful ambassadors of the sport, representing the epitome of everything that is cool, right and good about open water swimming.

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