The World's Top Swimmers Are Heading To Cancún

The World’s Top Swimmers Are Heading To Cancún

The second leg of the FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup series will be held in Cancún, Mexico.

And the professional marathon swimming stars are coming out with 76 of the world’s top swimmers going to battle in the gorgeous waters of the Caribbean Sea including world champions, Olympic medalists, World Cup champions, Grand Prix champions.

The men’s start list includes Yuri Kudinov (Kazakhztan), Zachary Parkes, Richard Weinberger, Simon Tobin (Canada), Valerio Cleri (Italy), Ivan Enderica Ochoa (Ecuador), Gercsak Csaba (Hungary), Sergiy Fesenko (Azerbaijan), Petar Stoychev (Bulgaria), Joseph Kleindl, Thomas Lurz, Christian Reichert, Andreas Waschburger (Germany), Alex Meyer, Mark Warkentin (USA), Ivan Lopez, Humberto Yrepa, Luis Escobar (Mexico), Saleh Mohamed (Syria)

The women’s start list includes Poliana Okimoto (Brazil), Eva Risztov (Hungary), Cindy Toscano Merida (Guatemala), Iris Matthey, Swann Oberson (Switzerland), Inha Kotsur (Azerbaijan), Isabell Donath, Nadine Reichert, Antje Mahn, Angela Maurer, Lena Stiefvatter (Germany), Teja Zupan (Slovenia), Haley Anderson, Christine Jennings, Heidi George (USA), Antonella Bogarin, Rita Vanessa Garcia, Marianella Mendoza (Argentina), Alejandra Gonzalez, Zaira Cardenas (Mexico).

A great race in a beautiful location in the build-up to the 2012 Olympic 10K Marathon Swim qualification race. The Daily News of Open Water Swimming will provide tweet updates and tweets from Cancún.

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