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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The World Series Comes To Australia

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

The World Series is the annual American professional baseball championship series.

But Australia is putting an aquatic twist on the name.

The World Series Swims is a series of six popular ocean swims in Australia that is promoted by Olympian Michael Klim.

The events include the following races and distances:

* March 5th: Mooloolaba Mile Ocean Swim - 300m, 800m, 1.6 km, 3 km
* March 18th: St Kilda Mile - 800m, 1.6 km, 3.8 km
* April 8th: Cooly Classic - 300m, 1 km, 2 km, 3 km
* November: Sunshine Coast Spring Swim - 300m, 1.25 km, 2.5 km, 5 km
* December 3rd: Bondi to Bronte Ocean Swim - 400m, 800m, 2.2 km
* February 3th-4th, 2018: Noosa Summer Swim - 300m, 1 km, 1.5 km, 2 km, 3 km, 5 km

Mooloolaba 3.0 Top 10 Females (on Mooloolaba Beach, Sunshine Coast):
1 Moesha Johnson 30:21.9
2 Ashleigh Duyzer 33:03.9
3 Sarah Windsor 33:48.6
4 Jessica Evans 34:50.8
5 Vivian Bogomiagkoff 35:25.6
6 Natalie Wood 36:15.5
7 Aimee Norris 36:48.6
8 Georgie Keily 37:29.9
9 Stephanie Capell 37:36.0
10 Leanne Walter 37:49.5

Mooloolaba 3.0 Top 10 Males:
1 Michael Sheil 30:37.3
2 Ben Jimmieson 30:46.8
3 Jack Burnham 31:11.1
4 Braedyn Borg 31:20.8
5 Tyler Wykman 31:49.7
6 Dan Bush 31:58.0
7 Simon Nash 32:39.0
8 Rob Edwards 32:55.4
9 Anthony Brewin 33:00.1
10 Jackson May 34:24.9

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