Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Ashley Twichell of the USA successfully defended her title at the aQuellé Midmar Mile. It was her fourth career overall win in the largest competitive open water swimming race in the world (2013, 2014, 2017, 2018).

She completely destroyed the elite female field with a fast time of 19:12, over a minute faster than second place Marit Anderson of Canada who finished in 20:14 and Michelle Weber of South Africa in third place in 20:15.

Top 10 Women Results:
1. Ashley Twichell (USA) 19:12
2. Marit Anderson (Canada) 20:14
3. Michelle Weber (South Africa) 20:15
4. Robyn Kinghorn (South Africa) 20:17
5. Melinda Novoszath (Hungary) 20:23
6. Emma O’Croinin (Canada) 20:33
7. Sasha-Lee Nordengen-Corris (South Africa) 20:42
8. Carli Antonopoulos (South Africa) 20:43
9. Kristin Bellingan (South Africa) 20:50
10. Marne Frylinck 20:54

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