The longest race of the weekend was the 10 km Super Challenge where the winners received the new Poliana Okimoto Trophy in honor of the Olympic bronze medalist. Catarina Ganzeli [shown above] continued her winning ways after victories at the 24 km Maratona Aquática 14 Bis and Rio Negro Challenge Amazonia with a 2 hour 26 minute swim, finishing 5th overall. Gabriela Moraes in 2 hours 34 minutes 1 second was second and Beatriz Puciarelli was third in 2 hours 34 minutes 41 seconds.
Matheus Evangelista of Grêmio Náutico União won the men’s 10 km in 2 hours 8 minutes with Luiz Felipe Lebeis in second in 2 hours 10 minutes and Artur Pedroza in third in 2 hours 11 minutes with 137 swimmers completely the 4-loop Super Challenge in the Atlantic Ocean with the water temperature between 16-18°C.
Matheus Avelar won the 2.5 km Classic in 31:46 followed by Daniel Silva (31:56) and Luis Rogério Arapiraca (33:16). In the women’s 2.5k Classic, Rafaela Souza won in 34:19 followed by Maria Fernanda Costa (37:33) and Bianca Ewald (37:37). In the 1 km Sprint, Daniel Cunha won the men’s race in 13:42 followed by Guilherme Aquino (14:06) and Armando Junior (14:08). In the women’s 1 km, Priscila Klaes won in 16:18 followed by Pamela Engel (16:23) and Gabriela Alves (16:38).
The full results of the event is posted here.
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