Olympic 10K Marathon Swim Finalists – Females

LONDON. August 8. THE finalists of the 25 open water swimmers in the Olympic Marathon Swimming 10km race at the 2012 Olympic Games in London are below.

New countries are to be represented on the Olympic stage for the marathon swimming distance include Zsofia Balazs of Canada, Natalia Charlos of Poland, Karla Sitic of Croatia, Wing Yung Natasha Terri Tang of Hong Kong, Yumi Kida of Japan, Cara Baker of New Zealand and Heidi Gan of Malaysia. Their representation will do wonders to help increase the awareness of open water swimming in their respective countries.

1. Keri-Anne Payne (GBR)
2. Martina Grimaldi (ITA)
3. Marianna Lymperta (GRE)
4. Melissa Gorman (AUS)
5. Cecilia Biagioli (ARG)
6. Poliana Okimoto (BRA)
7. Jana Pechanova (CZE)
8. Angela Maurer (GER)
9. Swann Oberson (SUI)
10. Erika Villaecija (ESP)
11. Haley Anderson (USA)
12. Eva Risztov (HUN)
13. Yanqiao Fang (CHN)
14. Zsofia Balazs (CAN)
15. Ophelie Aspord (FRA)
16. Natalia Charlos (POL)
17. Anna Guseva (RUS)
18. Karla Sitic (CRO)
19. Wing Yung Natasha Terri Tang (HKG)
20. Yumi Kida (JPN)
21. Olga Beresnyeva (UKR)
22. Yanel Pinto (VEN)
23. Heidi Gan (MAS)
24. Jessica Roux (RSA)
25. Lizeth Rueda Santos (MEX)

The finalists in the men's race are posted here.

For real-time analysis and commentary of the women's race starting at 12 noon GMT on Thursday, August 9th, visit Olympic marathon swimming.

Courtesy of Open Water Source

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