Karla Sitic

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Karla Sitic, Grand Prix winner (Ohrid 2010-2011, Šabac 2011)
Karla Sitic
Karla Sitic, second at the Faros Maratón 2010
Karla Sitic
Karla Šitić (born 6 May 1992 in Split) is a professional marathon swimmer from Croatia who competes on the FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup and FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix circuit.

She finished 12th at the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim at the 2012 London Olympics and earned a bronze medal at both the 2013 World University Games 10 km marathon swim in Kazan, Russia and the 30 km Ohrid Lake Swimming Marathon in Macedonia.

Šitić is a multiple Croatian champion and record holder in all disciplines; at 5 km, 10 km, 16 km, 25 km, 800m and 1500m. She is coached by her father Slaven Šitić and sister of Ivana Šitić, a professional marathon swimmer. She won the 2013 Croatia Open Water - Split 10K in Croatia and finished second in the 2013 Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli.


[edit] Results

[edit] 2011 FINA World Championships

Sitic placed 17th (2:02:29.6) in the 2011 FINA World Championships in the 10km in Shanghai, China and 12th at 25km (5:37:49.8).

[edit] 2012 Olympic 10K Marathon Swim Results

GOLD Eva Risztov (HUN) 1:57:38.2
SILVER Haley Anderson (USA) 1:57:38.6
BRONZE Martina Grimaldi (ITA) 1:57:41.8
4. Keri-Anne Payne (GBR) 1:57:42.2
5. Angela Maurer (GER) 1:57:52.8
6. Ophelie Aspord (FRA) 1:58:43.1
7. Olga Beresnyeva (UKR) 1:58:44.4
8. Erika Villaecija (ESP) 1:58:49.5
9. Jana Pechanova (CZE) 1:58:52.8
10. Anna Guseva (RUS) 1:58:53.0
11. Melissa Gorman (AUS) 1:58:53.1
12. Karla Sitic (CRO) 1:58:54.7
13. Yumi Kida (JPN) 1:58:59.1
14. Yanel Pinto (VEN) 1:59:05.8
15. Natalia Charlos (POL) 1:59:58.7
16. Heidi Gan (MAS) 2:00:45.0
17. Cecilia Biagioli (ARG) 2:01:02.2
18. Zsofia Balazs (CAN) 2:01:17.8
19. Swann Oberson (SUI) 2:01:38.0
20. Wing Yung Natasha Terri Tang (HKG) 2:02:33.4
21. Lizeth Rueda Santos (MEX) 2:02:46.1
22. Marianna Lymperta (GRE) 2:04:26.5
Poliana Okimoto (BRA) DNF
Jessica Roux (RSA) DNF
Yanqiao Fang (CHN) DNS

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