Medals for swimmers
Central Otago and Queenstown-Lakes swimmers performed well at the New Zealand Short Course Championships in Auckland last week. Campbell Pearson, from Alexandra, won silver in the 50m backstroke and bronze in the 100m backstroke (boys aged 15) and Queenstown’s Patrick Harris won silver in the 200m backstroke and bronze in the 50m backstroke (boys aged 15). Sophie Fairbairn, Wanaka, won silver in the 50m breaststroke (girls aged 13 and 14), while Hamish McLean, also Wanaka, won silver medals in the AWD 50m breaststroke and the AWD 50m backstroke, with bronze medals in the AWD 50m butterfly and the AWD 200, freestyle events.
Southern Lakes multisport
The Southern Lakes multisport club held its Butcher’s Pt multisport and duathlon event on Saturday. Shaun Portegys, Alexandra, won the men’s competition, with Chris Booth, Alexandra, second and Bill Godsall, Cromwell, third. Kath Kelly, Roxburgh, won the women’s event, ahead of Jac Manson, Alexandra, and Jessica Faulkner, Wanaka. James Barnes,Albert Town, won the men’s duathlon ahead of Andrew McArthur, Cromwell, while Lana Deaker, Cromwell, won the women’s duathlon.