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NZ Open Results

posted Apr 30, 2015, 1:49 AM by Lucy Gulland
On Tuesday 14th until Friday 17th April a small group of North Canterbury Swimmers attended the New Zealand Open Swimming Competition held at the Westwave Aquatic Centre in Auckland. The four swimmers were George Eglesfield, Campbell Kershaw, Natasha Lloyd and Reagan Pitt. Two of the swimmers are swimming overseas at USA universities on scholarships; Natasha Lloyd is swimming for the Auburn University in Alabama and George Eglesfield is attending
Brigitte Mahan, WaiSwim head coach, said that all the swimmers did a great job.  She was excited to see so many individual qualifiers for the World Games and World Uni Games.  Brigitte said it was 'brillant to see Natasha break the 1.10 mark in her 100 breaststroke and to see her qualify for the World University Games to be held in South Korea in July."

Some of the really great results wereL
Natasha Lloyd: Gold 50m, 100m and 200m breaststroke; she was the only swimmer, male or female, that got gold in all events in a single stroke.

George Eglesfield: Bronze; 100m butterfly.

North Canterbury Records Broken:

Natasha Lloyd 19&over female: - 100m freestyle, 50m, 100m and 200m breaststroke

George Eglesfield 19&over male: 50m butterfly

Campbell Kershaw 17YR male: 50m and 100m freestyle and 50m butterfly - the 100m freestye record had set by Tim Wright back in 2008!
Lucy Gulland,
Apr 30, 2015, 1:49 AM