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Swimming - 18. March 2008.

Victory for Poliana Okimoto (BRA) in Dubai

FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup 2008


The second race of the FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup 2008 was held on March 15, 2008 in Dubai (UAE).


The Brazilian Poliana Okimoto obtained her second FINA victory in a World Cup competition in front of the young Frenchwoman (17 years old) Aurélie Muller and the Italian Martina Grimaldi.

 

Medallists in Dubai (UAE, 10km):


Women – 1. Poliana Okimoto (BRA) 1h56m01s; 2. Aurélie Muller (FRA) 1h56m30s; 3. Martina Gribaldi (ITA) 1h56m32s.

GENERAL STANDING AFTER TWO RACES


WOMEN – 1. Poliana Okimoto (BRA) 24 pts; 2. Martina Grimaldi (ITA) 22 pts; 3. Larissa Ilchenko (RUS) 20 pts

Participants: Sixty-nine swimmers (44 men and 25 women) from 21 countries swam in Dubai (in brackets the number of women): BLR 2, BRA 3 (2), CAN 1, CRO 1, CZE 3 (1), EGY 2, ESP 4 (2), FRA 8 (3), GBR 1, GER 1, GRE 4 (1), ITA 8 (4), MEX 4 (2), MNE 1 (1), POR 3 (1), RUS 8 (2), SLO 3 (2), SUI 2 (1), SYR 1, UKR 4 (1), VEN 5 (2)

The next race of the 2nd FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup 2008 will take place on June 28 in Setubal (POR).


THE 2008 FINA 10 KM MARATHON SWIMMING WORLD CUP 2008
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Dates & Sites

Race 1 – January 26 - Santos, BRA
Race 2 – March 15 - Dubai, UAE

Race 3 – June 28 - Setubal, POR
Race 4 – July 23 - Lac St. Jean, CAN
Race 5 – September 7 - Hong Kong, HKG
Race 6 – September 13 - Singapore, SIN
Race 7 – September 21 - Shantou, CHN
Race 8 – October 4 - Cancun, MEX



2008 WOMEN’S PODIUMS

(1) 1. Larissa Ilchenko (RUS); 2. Kirsten Groome (USA); 3. Angela Maurer (GER)
(2) 1. Poliana Okimoto (BRA); 2. Aurélie Muler (FRA); 3. Martina Grimaldi (ITA)
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