2015 MCDONALD’S QUEENSLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS (50M)
- Saturday December 12th-Friday December 18th, 2015
- Brisbane Aquatic Centre (50m)
- Saturday December 12th – timed finals relay events – 9:00 am local (7:00 pm EST/4:00 pm PST)
- December 13th-December 18th – Prelims – 9:00 am local (7:00 pm EST/4:00 pm PST)
- December 13th-December 18th – Finals – 6:00 pm local (3:00 am EST/midnight PST)
- Event Details
- Entry Lists
- Event Schedule
McEvoy, who finished second to Ning Zetao at the 2015 World Championships, took the men’s 100 freestyle in a time of 48.01. Kyle Chalmers finished second in a time of 48.69 which places him eighth in the world rankings.
Campbell won the women’s event in a time of 52.84. Coming into the competition Campbell had already held down the top spot in the world rankings after having posted a time of 52.96 to win the Beijing World Cup in September.
She finished well ahead of Emma McKeon who hit the wall in a time of 53.93, which places her sixth in the world rankings.
Emily Seebohm was not able to match her season’s best of 58.34 in the women’s 100 backstroke, but did manage to set a new all comers record winning the event in a time of 58.70. Seebohm beat her own record of 58.84, which she set at the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships.
Madison Wilson finished second in a time of 59.09 followed by 15 year old Minna Atherton who touched in a time of 59.69. Wilson now sits second in the world rankings while Atherton’s time puts her fourth.
Jessica Ashwood took the women’s 400 freestyle in a time of 4:06.96. She was followed by Bronte Barratt who recorded a 4:07.15 and Lauren Boyle of New Zealand who finished in a time of 4:08.39. Ashwood’s time places her fourth in the world rankings.
Jake Packard also posted a time in the men’s 100 breaststroke which puts him fourth in the world rankings. Packard won the event in a time of 59.94 finishing over two seconds ahead of the field.
Georgia Bohl took the women’s event in a time of 1:07.62. Bohl held off a fast charging Leiston Pickett who finished in a time of 1:07.69 followed by Sally Hunter who hit the wall in a time of 1:07.83.
Mitch Larkin took the men’s 100 backstroke in a time of 53.04 while David McKeon won the men’s 400 freestyle in a time of 3:48.37.