Courtesy of New York Open Water, Manhattan Island, New York.

Kevin Cassidy and Ian Down both successfully completed the August 19th edition of the 20 Bridges Manhattan Island Swim and added their names to the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming.

Joy was all around the Mill Rock finish line, from the newest Triple Crowners to the winner Diego López Dominguez [shown above] who finished in a blazing fast 6 hour 37 minute swim. It was the 11th fastest circumnavigation of Manhattan Island in history and the fastest ever by a Spanish swimmer.

August 19th Results:
1. Diego López Dominguez (36) 6:37:12
2. Ricardo Ibarra (51) 7:16:02
3. Lynton Mortensen (53) 7:18:40
4. John Batchelder (36) 7:36:30
5. David Rich (53) 7:40:24
6. Kevin Cassidy (57) 7:43:25
7. Julieanne Goode (57) 7:44:29
8. Jamie Ann Phillips (32) 7:45:18
9. Ian Down (54) 7:45:43
10. Andreas Kaubisch & David Wallman (52/51) 7:55:59
11. Guy Batchelor (44) 7:56:30
12. Roderick Smith (53) 8:02:25

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