Antonella Bogarin (ARG), Shelley Clark (AUS), Aurélie Côté (CAN), Rita Vanessa Garcia (ARG), Pilar Geijo (ARG), Heidi George (USA), Joanie Guillemette-Simard (CAN), Marianela Mendoza (ARG), Esther Nunez Morera (ESP), Noelia Petti (ARG) are the top professional marathon swimming women competing at this week’s 34K Traversée Internationale du Lac Memphrémagog.

Pilar finished second last year to Anna Uvakova of Russia who is not competing this year.

Mazen Aziz (USA), Paul Blais-Morisset (CAN), Damian Blaum (ARG), Emanuel Annibal Corsiglia (ARG), Ismail Dergaa (TUN), Xavier Desharnais (CAN), Evgenij Pop Acev (MAC), Petar Stoychev (BUL), Simon Tobin (CAN), Rodolfo Valenti (ITA) and Barton Wells (USA) will be in Magog, Quebec, Canada this Saturday. After Petar’s dominating performance at last week’s lac St-Jean, he appears to be the man to beat this Saturday. Petar won over second-place Damian in 2009 and over second-place Aziz in 2008.

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