Swimming: Keri-Anne Payne wins final Marathon World Cup event

Keri-Anne Payne
Keri-Anne Payne won world open water 10km titles in 2009 and 2011

Britain's Keri-Anne Payne won gold at the final 10km Marathon World Cup event of the series in Hong Kong.

Payne beat a field including the winner of the last round, Brazil's Ana Marcela Cunha, while Briton Jack Burnell, 22, finished fourth in the men's event.

South-African born Payne, 27, said shw will now take a short break before her focus switches to qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

"That was a great result for me," said Beijing Olympic silver medallist Payne.

"This is the last race of the season and I swam through the summer to make sure it was a good one.

"It's always a fight to the finish, but it's nice to come out with the win."

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