Chloe Green Picks Up 2nd Title at Aussie Open Water Champs – Day 2


After winning the 7.5K over a tough field Friday, 16-year-old Chloe Green picked up her second win of the weekend Saturday, topping the girl’s 16-17 5K in 1:00:44.01. She was followed by Chloe Gubecka in 1:01:04.01, Mackenzie Brazier in 1:01:07.01, and Ella Wassing in 1:01:16.01.

Gubecka, who trains under Perth City Olympic Coach, said after her race: “It would be a dream to go to the Olympics for both pool and open water swimming.”

Also from Perth City were 18-year-old Reilly Kennedy and 19-year-old Nicholas Rollo, who won their respective boys 5Ks in 56:55.01 and 56:53.01.

The boys’ 16-17 5K was a tight race, with three swimmers finishing within about 1.5 seconds of each other: 17-year-old Matthew Galea was first in 56:50.00, 17-year-old Robbie Beal was 2nd in 56:50.97, and in 3rd was 16-year-old Kyle Lee in 56:51.56.

Also of note: 13-year-old Breahna Burgess won the mixed 12-14 2.5k in 33:13.00, followed by 13-year-old Charlie Gray in 33:14.00.

The racing will conclude Sunday with the mixed 4×1.25km relay.

Click here for full Saturday results.

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About Torrey Hart

Torrey Hart

Torrey is from Oakland, CA, and majors in Media Studies and American Studies at Claremont McKenna College. When she's not writing about swimming or baseball, you can probably find her listening to a podcast or in a pool ... and/or watching Seinfeld, which she just realized is funny.

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