Still Swimming Fast – Angela Maurer Wins Another Pro Race

Courtesy of Vojislav Mijić, Stari Grad Bay, Croatia.

44-year-old Angela Maurer of Germany won yet another professional marathon swim. This time, the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Famer finished ahead of 16-year-old Vasiliki Kadoglu of Bulgaria and 18-year-old Antonia Buličić of Croatia in the 16 km Faros Maratón in Stari Grad Bay, Croatia on September 10th – and finished 2nd overall.

Maurer, who won the 20 km FINA UltraMarathon Swim Series in Novi, Croatia two weeks earlier and has a child, wrote, “Faros is my favorite competition. It can’t run better. Thanks to my coach and husband Nikolai Evseev.”

Another veteran – 59-year-old dual International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame and International Swimming Hall of Fame inductee Irene van der Laan – finished 7th as she continues the longest-running professional marathon swimming career in history.

Women’s Official Results:
1. Angela Maurer (Germany) 3:39:18

2. Vasiliki Kadoglu (Bulgaria) 3:41:41

3. Antonia Buličić (Croatia) 3:49:59

4. Ivana Prižmić (Croatia) 3:58:32

5. Elena Lionella (Italy) 4:23:18

6. Nina Jokić (Croatia) 4:30:09

7. Irene van der Laan (Netherlands) 4:40:37

DNF Veronika Frosch (Germany)

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