results: 28# Охридски Маратон - Ohrid marathon, FINA OWS 30K, Ohrid Lake, Macedonia

Belgian Rikeman Brian is the winner of this year's 28th edition of the Ohrid Swimming Marathon, which swim within the Grand Prix Series World Swimming Federation (FINA). The track "climate Savin 'long 30 km ride Rikeman January for exactly 5 hours, 41 minutes and 47 seconds. In a dramatic finish he managed to triumph over other five swimmers in that group almost simultaneously spent the last checkpoint at Kaneo.

After the race, clearly sat- Rikeman said:

"Good and tense race to the end. Lucky I stayed on top and along with Eugene entered the Pop Acev fotofinish where judgments fitness. Course I'm happy, and next year will come in Ohrid to compete with other swimmers ".

Commendable is the fact that our swimmer Evgeny Pop Acev spent the second goal in City port in Ohrid with only one second delay in time 5: 41: 48.22, while France's Third on Joanes Edel time 5: 41: 50.32 hours. After the race Yevgeny Pop Acev said:

"Too bad it turned out well in the end. But such is sport, someone has to lose and unfortunately this time it was me. Was my tactic to odlepam before we fotofinishot. Did so, but failed to keep advantage. Rikeman had advantage because of their swimming predispositions, and knew it skillfully and exploit. "

In women's competition for the top position is decided in the last few meters, and the first goal came from a mine Silvana Ribarova Czech Republic (6: 09: 34.32), before Argentinkata Gail (6: 09: 34.63).

Macedonian pride, marathon Stefanoski Tommy, who is on odechkiot swimmer overall, finished the race eighth.

"From the beginning, it was difficult and I feel like I can handle leading. Till Hotel" Gorica "equal swimming at the same pace, but then I got tired. And when you escape leading to that part of the race, it is very difficult to return. I left to fight all the way and I hope that I would recover to the last marathon in Capri "- said Stefanoski.

Lavroviot crown the winners were given by the President of the Republic of Macedonia, Georgi Ivanov, who is patron of the most famous international sporting event in Macedonia. After the marathon, and the Prime Minister had a meeting with multiple participants of this great event, and among them were Macedonian swimmers Pop Acev Eugene and Tommy Stefanovski.

Gruevski congratulated good ranking, especially the second Pop Acev.

Below are the official results of the 28th Ohrid Marathon, while photos of it can be viewed here .

source: http://www.pfm.org.mk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=188&Itemid=131

Overall

Swimmer

 

Country

Time

1

Brian Ryckeman

 

BEL

5: 41: 47: 80

2

Evgenij Pop Acev

 

MKD

5: 41: 48: 22

3

Joanes Hedel

 

FRA

5: 41: 50: 32

4

Bertrand Venturi

 

FRA

5: 41: 52: 01

5

Eduardo Stochino

 

ITA

5: 41: 52: 43

6

Xavier Desharnais

 

CAN

5: 41: 54: 36

7

Damian Blaum

 

ARG

5: 42: 06: 35

8

Tomi Stefanovski

 

MKD

5: 46: 07: 56

9

Vitaliy Kudyakov

 

KAZ

5: 46: 09: 00

10

Mateus Evangelista

 

BRA

5: 51: 02: 54

11

Aleksandar Ilievski

 

MKD

5: 56: 45: 64

12

Tsvetan Yordanov

 

BUL

6:04: 29:80

13

Silvie Rybarova

V

CZE

6: 09: 34: 32

14

Pilar Geijo

V

ARG

6: 09: 34: 63

15

Anna Mankevich

V

RUS

6: 13: 22: 10

16

Samir Barel Botelho

 

BRA

6: 27: 55: 60

17

Esther Nunez Morera

V

ESP

6: 28: 05: 12

18

Simon Pistor

 

GER

6: 42: 48: 72

19

Dina Levacic

V

CRO

6: 55: 28: 76

20

Vanesa Rita Garcia

V

ARG

7: 09: 48: 63

21

Aleksandar Pancevski

 

MKD

OTL

22

Dario Fernando Ciaramella

 

ARG

OTL