Rocky swimmers strokes ahead



ROCKHAMPTON swimmers Emily Hinz and Adam Eiseman are setting the pace on the Central Queensland stage.

Hinz, of Caribeae, and Eiseman, of CQU Rocky City, won their respective Collex sprint challenge races at the Gladstone Harbour City meeting over the weekend.

More than 300 swimmers from 26 clubs hit the two-day event with Bundaberg-based club Fairymead topping the club points table ahead of CQU Rocky City, Gladstone Gladiators, Caribeae, Boyne Tannum and Western Suburbs (Gladstone).

Among the visiting clubs were Ballarat, Barcaldine, Beenleigh and Maryborough.

The Rockhampton and Capricorn Coast region had its fair share of age champions.

In the girls' division the age champions included Caribeae's Mikayla Griffiths (7 and under), Yeppoon's Elke Shaw (8 years), Yeppoon's Madison Wilson (11 years), Hinz (open and 16 years and over).

Joining the boys' age champi-ons were Caribeae's Sam Murphy (7 and under), Yeppoon's Mitchell Hunter (9 years), Caribeae's Zachary Shanks (10 years), CQU's Todd Russell (12 years), Eiseman (16 years and over) and CQU Rocky City's Jason Green (SWD).

?CQU Rocky City also impressed in the relays, winning the men's 13 years and under 4x50m freestyle event and the men's open 4x50m freestyle relay.

Barcaldine picked up a win in the men's 10 and under 4x50m relay event.



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