FINA Communications Department

Marcel Schouten of the Netherlands and Morgane Dornic from France were the winners of the men and women's FINA UltraMarathon Swim Series [1] races in Lac St-Jean, Canada, on Saturday July 27. 

In a huge effort after a 32km race, Dutch veteran Schouten claimed gold in 7h13m31, while Christopher Deegan of Australia settled for silver in 7h23m16s.

Argentina clinched two medals in Lac St-Jean with Matias Diaz Hernandez clocking a time of 7h32m41s for the men's bronze medal, and Pilar Geijo who pocketed silver (8h12m40s) in the women's race.

Almost twelve minutes ahead, Dornic was the fastest in 8h00m34s and Italy's Alice Franco closed the podium in 8h23m07.

The 2019 circuit of the FINA UltraMarathon Swim Series next stops in lake Ohrid, Macedonia, on August 22.

Results in Lac St-Jean (32km)

Men: 1. Marcel Schouten (NED) 7h13m31s; 2. Christopher Deegan (AUS) 7h23m16s; 3. Matias Diaz Hernandez (ARG) 7h32m41s 

Women: 1. Morgane Dornic (FRA) 8h00m34s; 2. Pilar Geijo (ARG) 8h12m40s; 3. Alice Franco (ITA) 8h23m07s