Lake Burley Griffin Swims – 27 January 2012

Event report by Caroline Makin

As part of the Capital Summer January Fest, which is an annual triathlon weekend in Canberra, there was a swimming event in Lake Burley Griffin on the evening of  Friday, 27 January 2012.

There were three distances on offer:  400m1.5km or 2.5km swim.  Five Vikings took part in this event – Leisa CassJeanette Droop and Caroline Makin all swam in the 1.5km and then Anne Smyth and Greg Gourley took to the lake for the 2.5km.

Vikings Results

1.5km Swim

Caroline Makin –  24:59  – 3rd/8 Female, 7th/17 Overall

Jeanette Droop –  25:20 – 4th/8 Female, 8th/17 Overall

Leisa Cass – 26:48 – 5th/8 Female, 10th/17 Overall

2.5km Swim

 Anne Smyth – 37:26 – 2nd/5 Female, 4th/13 Overall

Greg Gourley – 38:50 – 5th/8 Male, 7th/12 Overall


Full results are available.

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