National Team

Brunemann wins second straight World Cup race

2/4/2013

Emily Brunemann (small)The United States’ Emily Brunemann won the FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup race Saturday in Viedma, Argentina, with a time of 1 hour, 59 minute, 51 seconds. It was her second straight win on the 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup circuit after winning the race on Jan. 27 in Santos Brazil.

 

Brunemann finished four seconds ahead of runner-up Ana Marcela Cunha of Brazil, who completed the course in 1:59:55. Nadine Reichert of Germany was third in 1:59:58.

 

Other American women competing in Argentina included Christine Jennings, who finished sixth in 2:00:06.04, and Heidi George, who finished 10th in 2:04:47.

 

Alex Meyer was the lone American competing in the men’s race, finishing fourth in 1:50:44. France’s Romain Beraud won the men’s race in 1:50:21.

 

For more information about the FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup, including complete results, go to FINA.org.


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