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Emma Harvey won the Bermuda National Open Water Championships by the narrowest of margins yesterday.

The 14-year-old completed the 5-kilometre swim in 1hr 10m 53.1 sec, finishing narrowly ahead of Erik Soria who was second in 1:10:54. Illya Cherapau was third in 1:11:30.4.

In the 1,500m swim, Jesse Washington eased to victory in 20:44.2, with Ashley Irby second in 22:46.9 and Madelyn Moore third in 23:07.7.

There was also a 400m introduction to open water swimming race, which Jessie Marshall won in 7:16.9, with Elsa Stevenson second in 7:59.3 and Kyle Dash third in 8:18.4.

Ready and waiting: Swimmers stand in the sea at Clearwater before the start of the 1,500m race during the National Open Water Swim Championships (Photograph by Akil Simmons)
National Open Water Swim Championships. (Photograph by Akil Simmons)
National Open Water Swim Championships. (Photograph by Akil Simmons)
National Open Water Swim Championships. 92 Lucas Castree and 86 Edward Norman. (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

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Published September 21, 2015 at 9:00 am (Updated September 21, 2015 at 12:30 am)

Harvey leads way in the open water

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