Courtesy of The Sporty Ladies, Ohrid Lake, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

The Sporty Ladies selected Italy’s professional marathon swimmers Barbara Pozzobon as #35 and Alice Franco as #63 and Martina Grimaldi as #113 in its Weekly Top 120 Female Athletes around the world. That week, the Italian teammates placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix race in Ohrid Lake, Macedonia on August 19th.

FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix Women’s Results
1. Barbara Pozzobon (ITA) 5:15:51.00
2. Alice Franco (ITA) 5:16:24.00
3. Martina Grimaldi (ITA) 5:22:20.00
4. Anna Mankevich (RUS) 5:37:39.00
5. Pilar Geijo (ARG) 5:48:07.00
6. Antonija Buličić (CRO) 6:14:14.00
DNF Rita Vanesa Garcia (ARG)

Men’s Results:
1. Alexander Studzinski (GER) 5:15:14.00
2. Evgenij Pop Acev (MKD) 5:15:15.00
3. Guillermo Bertola (ARG) 5:15:16.00
4. Edoardo Stochino (ITA) 5:15:18.00
5. Damian Blaum (ARG) 5:15:22.00
6. Xavier Desharnais (CAN) 5:15:24.00
7. Matheus Emerim Evangelista (BRA) 5:16:35.00
8. Bertrand Venturi (FRA) 5:19:20.00
9. Edouard Lehoux (FRA) 5:21:35.00
10. Aleksandar Ilievski (Macedonia) 5:22:13.00
11. Balaudo Aquiles (ARG) 5:32:22.00
12. Nicolas Luciano Sequardo (ARG) 5:47:13.00
13. Matias Diaz Hernandez (ARG) 5:47:22.00
14. Aleksandar Pancevski (MKD) 6:26:20.00
DNF Marcel Schouten (NED)

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