Both Alex Meyer and Stephanie Peacock won their respective races at the 2015 Crippen Cup 10K held in Miromar Lakes, Florida.
Meyer, swimming for Tennessee Aquatics, finished the race in 1:33:20.90 in a tough battle between both Sean Ryan and Charles Peterson. Sean Ryan, swimming out of Club Wolverine, was right with Meyer at the end but ultimately was second.
Ryan was a 1:33:24.77 at the touch to finish just about four second behind Meyer. Peterson, representing the North Carolina Aquatic Club, was right in the mix clocking in at 1:33.27.46 to make the top three.
Meyer, Ryan, and Peterson were well ahead of the rest of the field. Their closest competitor was 16-year-old Taylor Abbott swimming out of Nitro Swimming. Abbott was a 1:34:15.96 to lead the second group and grab a fourth place finish with an impressive showing.
The women’s race finished in a similar fashion as Stephanie Peacock of Swim florida led the front pack with a 1:43:23.64. She was able to separate herself by a solid amount however, beating second place finisher Tristan Baxter by around seven seconds.
Baxter was a 1:43:30.80 at the touch. She was in a tight battle with Japan’s Yumi Kada who ended up grabbing the bronze medal less than three seconds behind her. Kada was a 1:43:32.49.
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