Sam McKenzie gets more gold

Sam McKenzie gets more gold

Sam McKenzie of Nelson Swimming Club sliced more than a second off his personal best time to win gold in the 50m butterfly in the boys 13 & under age group at the South Island Championships held over the weekend in Timaru. McKenzie swam another personal best in the 100m freestyle to take home bronze in that event.

Oriana Houra of Blenheim made five finals in the girls 13 & under age group, winning two bronze medals, one fourth place and two sixth places.

Meanwhile, Clara Foster of Nelson South Swimming Club was among the top 12-year-olds in the 13 & under age group, finishing 4th in the 50m breaststroke and 6th in the 100m breaststroke.

Toby Lloyd, Sally McMath and Nick Kerry of Blenheim also represented the Nelson Marlborough region at the meet, Lloyd and McMath making finals. 

Results from swimmers making finals

Swimmer

Event

place

Seed

Final

Sam McKenzie

50 fly

1st

31.23

30.01

Oriana Houra

50 fly

3rd

32.51

31.69

Oriana Houra

50 Breast

3rd

37.88

36.98

Clara Foster

50 Breast

4th

39.01

38.24

Toby Lloyd

200 Fly  14-15

5th

2:29.20

2:25.35

Sam McKenzie

100 Free

5th

1:02.28

1:00.41

Sally McMath

100 Back

6th

1:12.14

1:12.29

Oriana Houra

200 IM

6th

2:40.94

2:41.29

Sam McKenzie

50 free

3rd

27.48

27.54

Oriana Houra

100 Breast

4th

1:24.68

1:23.46

Clara Foster

100 Breast

6th

1:25.93

1:26.08

Oriana Houra

100 fly

6th

1:15.74

1:14.82

Posted: Sun 02 Sep 2012

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