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Queenslands open water swimmers finish on top at Championships

17 February 2015

Queensland swimmers led the charge in several events at the Australian Open and Age Open Water Championships in Perth on Sunday 15 February 2015.

After claiming a silver medal in the 10km event at the Australian Championships, Queensland’s Chelsea Gubecka claimed gold in the women’s 5km open water (1:00:59.70).

In the same event, Pan Pacific Championships teammates Jessica Walker and Kareena Lee made it an all-Queensland podium finish as they came in second and third places respectively.

Defending champion and dual Paralympian Brendan Hall claimed gold in the men’s multi class 5km open water with a time of 57:35.10s, making it his second consecutive Australian title.

For full results and information, visit the Swimming Australia website.

Last updated
17 February 2015