FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup

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Aerial view of the FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup race in Cancún, Mexico. Photo courtesy of Fly me Cancún
noun - The FINA 10K World Cup (or the FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup or the FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup) is a pro circuit that includes an annual global series of professional marathon swimming competitions organized by FINA. The races are 10 kilometers in distance and are held in countries such as Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Portugal, Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore, China and Mexico.

Many of the races are in loop courses that allow for spectators to see the athletes battling with each other throughout the race. There are usually around 250 total male and female athletes every year who compete in this series. Its longer equivalent on the professional marathon swimming circuit is the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix that has a number of races longer than 15 km.

Its race are among the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims.

The top pro swimmers travel the world to participate in the FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup.

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Synonyms

World Cup, 10K World Cup, FINA World Cup, FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup Series

2014 FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup Series

1st Race: February 1st - Viedma (Argentina) 10km World Cup (La Patagones Viedma)
2nd Race: April 5th - Manzanillo, Mexico
3rd Race: June 28th - Setubal, Portugal
4th Race: July 24th - Roberval, Canada
5th Race: July 31st - Magog, Canada
6th Race: August 9th - Megantic, Canada
7th Race October 4th - Hong Kong

2013 FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup Series

2012 FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup Series

1. SANTOS (BRA) on 29 January 2012 in Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2. PATAGONES-VIEDMA (ARG) on 4 February 2012 in Patogones-Viedma, Argentina
3. EILAT (ISR) on 1 April 2012 in Eilat, Israel
4. CANCUN (MEX) on 24 April 2012 in Cancun, Mexico
5. LAC ST-JEAN (CAN) on 26 July 2012 in Lac St-Jean, Roberval, Canada
6. LAC MÉGANTIC (CAN) on 11 August 2012 in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, Canada
7. HONG KONG on 7 October 2012 in Repulse Bay, Hong Kong, China
8. SHANTOU (CHN) on 14 October 2012 in Xin Jinhe, Shantou, Guangong, China

2012 Rankings

2012 Women's Rankings - Ana Marcela Cunha of Brazil won the 2012 FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup series.
2012 Men's Rankings - Spyridon Gianniotis of Greece won the 2012 FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup series.

2011 Rankings

2011 Men's Rankings - Thomas Lurz of Germany won the 2011 FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup Series
2011 Female's Rankings - Angela Maurer of Germany won the 2011 FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup Series

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