In the women’s race, the Russian Natalia Pankina, a 25km specialist, obtained a fourth FINA victory in World Cup or Grand Prix. She crossed the finish line before Edith Van Dijk (NED) who decided to come back this year in the circuit and who already appears near the top.
Medallists in Maraton Acuatico Rio Coronda
Women – 1. Natalia Pankina (RUS) 8h22m03s; 2. Edith Van Dijk (NED) 8h29m28s; 3. Laura La Piana (ITA) 8h33m33s.
– but the sailors praise the new boats