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Sunday, February 14, 2016
Chelsea Gubecka, Kareena Lee Go 2 For 2
Chelsea Gubecka and Kareena Lee went 1-2 again in Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia at the 2016 Australian Open Water Championships.
17-year-old Gubecka and 22-year-old Lee topped the podium for the second day in a row after finishing the 5 km in 59.58.98 and 1:00.00.58. 19-year-old Kiah Melverton just touched out Japan's Yumi Kid for third in 1:00.08.40 to Kida's 1:00.19.64.
Besides serving as its national championships and Olympic qualification selection meet, the Australian Open Water Championships also had championship races for its 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18-year-olds.
17-18 year old 5 km Championship Top 5 Results:
1 Sarah Thompson 1:00:37.07
2 Niikura Minami 1:01:18.90
3 Yuriko Hirano 1:04:17.50
4 Niamh Bourke 1:04:22.50
5 Emma Gillingham 1:04:28.50
16 year old 5 km Championship Top 5 Results:
1 Madaleine Gough 1:01:08.85
2 Laura Taylor 1:01:08.95
3 Shailee Finney 1:02:31.75
4 Bianca Crisp 1:03:10.72
5 Sheree Farrell 1:04:14.73
15 year old 5 km Championship Top 5 Results:
1 Charlotte Mitchell 1:03:16.16
2 Emily Liu 1:03:18.50
3 Madisyn Armstrong 1:03:36.61
4 Michaela Bird 1:03:41.59
5 Nicole Conyngham 1:03:48.39
14 year old 5 km Championship Top 5 Results:
1 Alanah Fowler 1:03:11.30
2 Mackenzie Brazier 1:03:21.78
3 Emily Doyle 1:04:21.16
4 Chloe Green 1:05:33.64
5 Alix Whitney 1:06:48.31
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