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Surprise in Portugal has country hosts third leg of the FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series 2019 in Setubal

With the FINA World Championship Gwangju 2019 quickly approaching (July 12 – 28, 2019), there was lower entry numbers than usual, but still a high quality field making this a very competitive swim with 24 men and 22 women’s competing.

The women’s race had the two Italians Bridi & Bruni and Brazils Cunha being the ones to beat. The men’s race was more wide open with the more experienced swimmer Washchburger of Germany and the Brazilian Ponte hoping to add to the overall ranking with Ponte currently in the top 10.

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