Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Olympian Haley Anderson pulled out a close victory over her American teammates Eva Fabian and Becca Mann and Australians Chelsea Gubecka and Kareena Lee in Hawaii at the 2014 Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships at Ulua Beach on Maui.

Like many of her open water victories over the years, Anderson used her sprinting speed to win the postponed Pan Pacific Championship 10 km marathon swim as the 9 top women finished in a tight pack within an incredible 9 seconds of each other (1:59:51 to 1:59:52 to 1:59:53 to 1:59:54 to 1:59:56 to 1:59:57 to 1:59:58 to 2:00:00 to 2:00:00).

The final Senior results are below:

1. Haley Anderson (USA) 1:59:51
2. Eva Fabian (USA) 1:59:52
3. Chelsea Gubecka (Australia) 1:59:54
4. Kareena Lee (Australia) 1:59:56
5. Yumi Kida (Japan) 1:59:58
6. Charlotte Webby (New Zealand) 2:00:00
7. Miki Asayama (Japan) 2:04:23
8. Leonie Pamerleau (Canada) 2:13:26
9. Becca Mann (USA) 1:59:53
10. Christine Jennings (USA) 1:59:57
11. Jessica Walker (Australia) 2:00:54

Among the Juniors who also raced along the same course, Japan’s Yukimi Moriyama won in 13 seconds over second-place Grace Hull of Australia and 25 seconds over third-place Regan Kology of the USA.

The final Junior results are below:

1. Yukimi Moriyama (Japan) 2:00:00
2. Grace Hull (Australia) 2:03:13
3. Regan Kology (USA) 2:03:25
4. Miho Nakayama (Japan) 2:03:37
5. Sacha Downing (Australia) 2:03:41
6. Lindsey Clary (USA) 2:03:44
7. Victoria Mock (Canada) 2:05:37
8. Mayte Cano Figueroa (Mexico) 2:05:50
9. Isabella Rongione (USA) 2:05:39
10. Yura Taniguchi (Japan) 2:07:53
11. Chihiro Yamada (Japan) 2:07:57
12. Grace Sommerville (New Zealand) 2:08:59
13. Anna Konishi (Japan) 2:13:28
14. Justine Rheaume (Canada) DQ

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