Russia Sweeps Top Two at Women’s 5K Event in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Australia, March 17. RUSSIAN's Larisa Ilchenko and Ekaterina Seliverstova claimed gold and silver at the women's 5K open water event at the FINA World Championships held in Melbourne, Australia.

Ilchenko crossed the line first in 1:00:41.3 to claim the top time, while Seliverstova posted a second-place time of 1:00:43.6. Australia's Kate Brookes-Peterson rounded out the podium with a time of 1:00:47.6 to claim bronze in front of a partisan crowd.

Notably, 14-year-old Chloe Sutton earned the top American finish with a 12th-place effort of 1:00:51.9.

146 ILCHENKO Larisa RUS 1 1:00:41.3 1988 0.0 18
149 SELIVERSTOVA Ekaterina RUS 2 1:00:43.6 1984 2.3 16
103 BROOKESPETERSON Kate AUS 3 1:00:47.6 1984 6.3 14
125 KAMRAUCORESTEIN Britta GER 4 1:00:47.7 1979 6.4 12
116 PECHANOVA Jana CZE 5 1:00:48.1 1981 6.8 10
107 OKIMOTO Poliana BRA 6 1:00:48.7 1983 7.4 8
136 PAOLONI Alessia ITA 7 1:00:50.1 1985 8.8 6
151 BERGLUND Eva SWE 8 1:00:50.3 1984 9.0 5
150 KOZAMERNIK Nika SLO 9 1:00:50.8 1986 9.5 4
120 REQUENA JUAREZ Yurema ESP 10 1:00:50.8 1983 9.5 3
110 FANG Yanqiao CHN 11 1:00:51.0 1989 9.7 2
156 SUTTON Chloe USA 12 1:00:51.9 1992 10.6 1
112 WANG Yiluo CHN 13 1:00:52.0 1988 10.7
121 DIETRICH Cathy FRA 14 1:00:52.4 1987 11.1
119 LOPEZ RODRIGUEZ Xenia ESP 15 1:00:56.0 1980 14.7
134 GRIMALDI Martina ITA 16 1:00:58.4 1988 17.1
154 GINGRICH Leah USA 17 1:00:58.5 1990 17.2
102 BAGLEY Alexandra AUS 18 1:00:58.5 1989 17.2
124 BILLER Stefanie GER 19 1:01:00.2 1985 18.9
153 SAMORODINA Natalya UKR 20 1:01:14.6 1983 33.3
157 PINTO PEREZ Andreina Del Valle VEN 21 1:02:15.7 1991 1:34.4
105 CRUZ Maria Da Penha BRA 22 1:04:20.0 1984 3:38.7
158 SANTIAGO Michelle Savchenka VEN 23 1:07:34.5 1984 6:53.2
109 MURRAY Caroline CAN 24 1:08:07.8 1989 7:26.5
117 CALDAS CALLE Nataly ECU 25 1:08:42.2 1989 8:00.9
118 TIXE COBOS Francis Mishell ECU 26 1:09:42.4 1991 9:01.1
130 MUNOZ DUARTE Maria Gabriela GUA 27 1:10:22.9 1991 9:41.6
128 ERDMENGER GUTIERRIZ Christel GUA 28 1:20:45.8 1991 20:04.5
145 JANSE VAN RENSBURG Velia RSA DNS 1986

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