PR 67 - FINA OWS Grand Prix - Cancellation of the last race in Fujairah (UAE)

2010

Following the tragic death of open water swimmer Fran Crippen (USA) in the last leg of the FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup 2010 on October 23 in Fujairah (UAE), and in respect for his memory, FINA decided to cancel the 10th and final leg (15km) of the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix 2010, also scheduled for Fujairah, on October 27.

The final ranking of the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix 2010 is then the one established after the ninth race of the competition, on August 14, in Ohrid Lake (MKD).

According to this ranking, the first three positions in both men and women are as follows:

MEN
1. Petar Styochev (BUL)        107 pts
2. Damien Blaum (ARG)         95 pts
3. Rodolfo Valenti (ITA)        61 pts

WOMEN
1. Pilar Geijo (ARG)               124 pts
2. Esther Nunez (ESP)           106 pts
3. Antonella Bogarin (ARG)    85 pts

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