Angela Maurer, Vladimir Dyatchin Claim FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup Overall Titles

CANCUN, Mexico, October 22. IN the final event of the FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup Series held in Cancun, Mexico, Germany's Angela Maurer and Russia's Vladimir Dyatchin made it official as they each topped the overall series competition. Meanwhile, Italy's Valerio Cleri and Germany's Britta Kamrau-Corestein completed the Cancun stop first for the final individual stop crowns on the circuit.

Maurer walked away with the overall title with 160 points, against Kamrau-Corestein's second-place tally of 118 points. Brazil's Poliana Okimoto placed third overall with 84 points.

For the men, Dyatchin compiled 140 points to finish well ahead of second-place, which went to The Netherlands' Maarten van der Weijden with 94 points. Cleri's run of success coming down the stretch gave him third overall with 80 points.

Cleri's time of 1:59:31 in Cancun gave him his fourth title of the series, while Dyatchin placed just behind with a time of 1:59:44. Italy's Nicola Bolzonello placed third in 1:59:55.

In the women's race, Kamrau-Corestein, who had already placed second five times this season, finally cracked the gold-medal barrier with a time of 2:07:09. Maurer settled for silver with a 2:07:10 as she already knew the overall series crown was in her hand. Czech Republic's Jana Pechanova wound up third in 2:07:14.

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