Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Maracas Open Water Classic in Trinidad & Tobago

Under bright sunshine in Trinidad & Tobago, 2009 World championship bronze medalist Fran Crippen of the USA and local swimmer Kimberlee John Williams won the male and female titles at the 3K Maracas Open Water Classic this weekend.

Fran won in 37:36 followed Luke Hoffer of North Carolina Aquatics in 40:03 with Stefan Sharpe third in 40:12. Fran said, "I had a wonderful time in Trinidad and thoroughly enjoyed the race."

Kimberlee won in 46:20 seconds, 18th overall, followed by Lexi Mendes of North Carolina Aquatics in 46:29 and Theana Hay of Marlins in 46:45. Gordon Borde celebrated his 57th participation in the race by winning the 70–74 age group. The full results can be seen here.

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