Olympian Rostislav Vitek of the Czech Republic and home favorite Camilla Frediani won the 2009 Maratona Del Golfo Capri-Napoli, the fifth stage of the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix.
Rotislav easily dominated the 36K ocean race in 6 hours and 42 minutes, 14 minutes ahead of second-place Andrea Volpini (6:56) of Italy. Italy's Edoardo Stochino (7:04), Argentina's Gabriel Villagoiz (7:08) and Syria's Mohammed Saleh (7:17) followed.
22-year-old Camilla won in 7:59, easily ahead of silver medalist Pilar Geijo (8:10) and Marianela Mendoza (8:30), both from Argentina, Italy's Laura Volpi (8:40) and Argentina's Noelia Petti (8:55).
Photo by Jiří Seidl.