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Esther Nunez Morera

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Esther Nuñez Morera is an inductee (Honour Swimmer) in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame
Esther Nunez Morera
Esther Nunez Morera

Esther Nuñez Morera (born 1981) is a professional marathon swimmer from Spain who specializes in ultra-marathon swimming and is married to fellow professional marathon swimmer Damián Blaum who is also an Honour Swimmer) inducted in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, Class of 2020..

Open Water Swimming Career

Personal

Pays : Espagne, Sabadell
Âge : 30 ans
Poids : 64 kg / 141 lbs
Taille : 172 cm / 5'7"
Langues parlées : Espagnol / Anglais
Faits intéressants : Cette excellente et sympathique nageuse affronte les vagues du Memphrémagog depuis 2005. Elle est présentement 2e au classement mondial.

2013 FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix Rankings

1. Olga Kozydub (RUS) 111 points in 8 races
2. Esther Nuñez Morera (ESP) 72 points in 8 races
3. Martina Grimaldi (ITA) 66 points

2012 FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix Rankings

1. Esther Nuñez Morera (ESP) 96 points in 7 races
2. Pilar Geijo (ARG) 82 points in 7 races
3. Anna Uvarova (RUS) 77 points in 6 races
4. Olga Kozydub (RUS) 52 points in 4 races
5. Silvie Rybářová (CZE) 51 points in 4 races
6. Noelia Petti (ARG) 22 points in 4 races
7. Ivana Sitic (CRO) 20 points in 6 races

2012 World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year Nomination

She was nominated for the 2012 World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year award. Her World Open Water Swimming Association nomination reads,

Esther Nuñez Morera competed in 7 out of 9 marathon swims during 2012 to capture her second FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix championship (her first was in 2007). She completed the 15 km Maratón Acuática Internactional Ciudad de Rosario, 57 km Maratón Acuática Internacional Santa Fe - Coronda, 15 km Maratón Cancún, 36 km Maratona del Golfo Capri-Napoli, 32 km Traversée Internationale du lac St-Jean, 34 km Traversée Internationale du lac Memphrémagog and 33 km Ohrid Lake Swim Marathon. Traveling on the pro circuit together with her husband Damián Blaum, Nuñez raced in different continents in rivers, lakes and seas battling the world's fastest marathon swimmers. For her athleticism, for her competitive spirit, for her calm, cool and composed nature throughout 222 km of racing in both warm- and cold-water conditions, Esther Nuñez Morera is a worthy nominee for the 2012 WOWSA Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year.

Traversée internationale du lac St-Jean


by Léandre Lapointe

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