Alex Meyer, Stephanie Peacock Top 2015 Crippen Cup 10K

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.

For full meet results click here.

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Catherine
6 years ago

I checked the results and saw that the men’s women time was a 1:33:20.9, which works out to 56 seconds per 100 meters, or 14 minutes for a 1500, which makes Sun Yang look like a slowpoke.

The Women’s winning time was 1:43:23 which works out to 15:30 for a 1500 free, just a smidge over Katie Ledecky’s world record pace.

So, what does this imply?
a) these people are superstars next to Sun Yang and Katie Ledecky.
b) there’s a current in the lake?
c) Drafting is a super-efficient way to swim.

Andrew Majeske
Reply to  Catherine
6 years ago

Or, of course, they mismeasured the swim course …

Derek
Reply to  Andrew Majeske
6 years ago

There are no currents in small Florida lakes. Lake Okeechobee maybe. but not the Miromar lake.

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