Valerio Cleri, Martina Grimaldi Win Seventh Stop of FINA Marathon Swimming World Open Water Cup

VIENNA, Austria, August 26. A pair of Italians ruled during the seventh stop of the FINA Marathon Swimming World Open Water Cup held in Vienna, Austria. Valerio Cleri emerged triumphant from the men's 10K race, while Martina Grimaldi surfaced with the victory in the women's event of the same distance.

Cleri clocked in at 1:54:03.25 for the win among the men, while Maarten van dee Weijden took second in 1:54:05.64. Greece's Spyridon Giaoniotis rounded out the top three in 1:54:07.23.

For the women, Grimaldi recorded a 2:02:45.70 to win, while Germany's Angela Maurer finished second in 2:02:46.24. Former Swimming World Magazine Open Water Swimmer of the Year Edith Van Dijk of the Netherlands came out of retirement with a third-place effort of 2:02:47.24.

The next stop comes Sept. 23 in Shantou, China.

Men's Results
1 3 CLERI Valerio Male ITA 1981 1:54:03.25
2 18 WEIJDEN van dee Maarten Male NED 1981 1:54:05.64
3 9 GIANIOTIS Spyridon Male GRE 1980 1:54:07.23
4 6 ERCOLI Simone Male ITA 1979 1:54:13.85
5 15 RIGHI Andrea Male ITA 1979 1:54:14.09
6 17 SEREBRENNIKOV Daniil Male RUS 1985 1:54:27.77
7 16 RYCHEMAN Brian Male BEL 1984 1:54:30.58
8 1 BOLZONELLO Nikola Male ITA 1987 1:54:30.64
9 19 EL ZANATY Mohamed Male EGY 1984 1:54:31.00
10 10 GOMEZ Stephane Male Frau 1976 1:54:31.37
11 7 FICHTL Jakub Male TCH 1984 1:54:32.89
12 13 OJSTERSEK Aljaz Male SLO 1987 1:55:42.93
13 11 KATZIR Daniel Male ISR 1985 1:56:53.11
14 12 MAIRINGER Wolfgang Male AUT 1988 2:00:06.29
15 2 CHARCHARIS Georgios Male GRE 1984 2:01:10.35
16 8 GERCSAK Csaba Male HUN 1988 2:06:41.46
17 14 RAFAJ Marko Male CRO 1974 2:31:26.75

Women's Results
1 39 GRIMALDI Martina Female ITA 1988 2:02:45.70
2 45 MAURER Angela Female GER 1975 2:02:46.24
3 50 VAN DIJK Edith Female NED 1973 2:02:47.24
4 46 PASQUALI Melissa Female ITA 1972 2:02:48.59
5 38 FRANCO Alice Female ITA 1989 2:02:52.99
6 42 KAMRAU-CORESTEIN Britta Female GER 1979 2:02:56.26
7 43 KOVACS Rita Female HUN 1970 2:03:02.55
8 44 LA PIANA Laura Female ITA 1981 2:03:26.31
9 40 HAJNAL Erika Female HUN 1989 2:03:56.01
10 32 BIANCHETTO Carolina Female ITA 1990 2:04:03.63
11 48 PROHASZKA Agnes Female HUN 1988 2:04:07.14
12 33 BILLER Stefanie Female GER 1985 2:04:27.04
13 49 SQUIZZATO Giorgia Female ITA 1987 2:04:29.01
14 34 BRUNI Rachele Female ITA 1990 2:05:24.42
15 37 CSAJAGI Timea Female HUN 1989 2:06:41.11
16 31 BERESNEVA Olga Female ISR 1985 2:06:43.57
17 36 CONSIGLIO Giorgia Female ITA 1990 2:07:14.00
18 35 BUKSZOWANA Malwina Female POL 1981 2:09:01.33
DNF 41 ILCHENKO Larisa Female RUS 1988

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