Not just Soccer – Brazilians on top in FINA Open Water Swimming World Cup Setubal Portugal

  4 Mike Lewis | June 29th, 2014 | Featured, News, Open Water

While a lot of the sporting world was focused on Brazil’s last minute win over Chile in the FIFA World Cup, Ana Marcela Cuhna was toping the podium at the latest stop on the FINA Open Water World Cup in Portugal.  Cuhna completed the race in 2:03:52.2 over her teammate Poliana Okimoto 2:03:54.4.   Italy’s Martina Grimalidi was 3rd 2:04:00.7.   American finishes included Eva Fabian in 6th – 2:04:13.4, Christine Jennings 7th – 2:05.22.6, and Haley Anderson 19th – 2:06.13.2.

In the men’s race is was Australia’s Jarrod Poort out first 1:52:06.0, just ahead of Brazil’s Allan do Carmo 1:52.07.1.  Third was the German open water veteran Thomas Lurz 1:52:07.5.

 

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  1. WHOKNOWS says:
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    NOT – Chili
    ITS – Chile

  2. bobo gigi says:
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    Am I the only one on earth who isn’t interested at all in the soccer world cup? :lol:

    • DDias says:
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      You and Ann Coulter…hahaha

      Some games are hard to watch, but others…like Netherlands X Mexico…. Mexico winning till 87minute and BOOM!2×1 for Netherlands in 6 minutes.

  3. dj albertson says:
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    fast times! wow!

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Mike Lewis

Mike Lewis has nearly three decades of open water swimming experience as both an athlete and coach. He has worked with a wide range of athletes including Olympians and World Record Holders. Mike was as an administrator in the U.S. Olympic movement for 10 years and was a team director for the 2000 Olympic games. Mike himself is an avid swimmer and has notched several top 10 rankings in US Masters swimming. Mike and his wife Cynthia founded "Did you swim today?" – a global gathering place for swimmers to share their positive experiences in the pool and the open water. Read More »