Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

24-year-old Barbara Pozzobon was the dominant swimmer on the 2018 FINA UltraMarathon Swim Series. The swimmer representing the Italian Polizia won her second consecutive series title.

On February 4th, Pozzobon finished second in the 57 km FINA UltraMarathon Swim Series race in Santa Fe – Coronda, Argentina:

Santa Fe – Coronda Top 3 Women:
1. Cecilia Biagioli 7 hours 33 minutes 47.70 seconds
2. Barbara Pozzobon 7 hours 42 minutes 38.54 seconds
3. Alice Franco 7 hours 44 minutes 33.48 seconds

On July 28th, Pozzobon won the second FINA UltraMarathon Swim Series 32 km race in lac St-Jean in Canada:

Lac St-Jean Top 3 Women:
1. Barbara Pozzobon 7 hours 35 minutes 20.6 seconds

2. Morgane Dornic 7 hours 35 minutes 39.8 seconds
3. Pilar Geijo 7 hours 55 minutes 22.0 seconds

On August 25th, Pozzobon won the season-ending 25 km FINA UltraMarathon Swim Series race in Lake Ohrid, Macedonia:

Lake Ohrid Top 3 Women:
1. Barbara Pozzobon 5 hours 22 minutes 59.30 seconds
2. Anna Olasz 5 hours 23 minutes 3.18 seconds
3. Alice Franco 5 hours 23 minutes 56.46 seconds

2018 FINA UltraMarathon Swim Series Rankings:
1. Barbara Pozzobon (Italy) 51 points
2. Alice Franco (Italy) 31 points
3. Pilar Geijo (Argentina) 26 points
4. Cecilia Biagioli (Argentina) 22 points
5. Morgane Dornic (France) 19 points
6. Daria Kulik (Russia) 13 points
7. Anna Olasz (Hungary) 11 points
7. Rita Vanesa Garcia (Argentina) 11 points
7. Sabryna Lavoie (Canada) 11 points
10. Daira Marin (Argentina) 9 points
10. Marie-Laurence Lortie (Canada) 9 points
12. Erika Yenssen (Argentina) 8 points
13. Anna Mankevich (Russia) 5 points
14. Romina Imwinkelried (Argentina) 4 points
15. Vasiliki Kadoglu (Bulgaria) 3 points

She finished her 2018 marathon swimming season by winning the 36 km Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli in 7 hours 19 minutes on September 9th:

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