Champions were crowned in three Divisions as the 2019 Open Water Swimming Championships took place in very difficult conditions.
Erik Soria and Eileen Mullowney were crowned the Male and Female 5K Champions, while Jack Harvey and Taylor White are the Male and Female 1500m Champions and Jorgia White and Jacob Wright claimed the titles in the 400m Swim Distance.
In the 5K Distance Soria clocked a winning time of 1:18:42, Brian Desmond was second in 1:25:39 and Mullowney crossed the line third in a time of 1:32:16. Abi Bernadino was the second female finisher and 4th overall clocking 1:33:06, while the third male finisher was Paul Degiulio clocking 1:33:08 and Karen Smith rounded out the podium for the women at the distance when she was clocked at 1:43:09.
Harvey claimed the title at the 1500M distance when he clocked a time of 22:32, White was second with a time of 23:28, Tayla Horan was the second female finisher and third overall with a time of 24:32, while the fourth swimmer to cross the lien was the third female finisher Myeisha Sharrieff who recorded a time of 24:40. Justin Edmunds was the second male swimmer at the distance and 6th overall with a time of 24:45 and finishing 12th overall was the third male swimmer clocking 28:01.
White was the first swimmer to cross the line clocking the 400m distance time of 9:49, Wright was second clocking 9:52 and the second female swimmer and third overall was Somers Estwanik who had a time of 9:54.
1:18:42 Soria, Erik 1:25:39 Desmond, Brian 1:32:16 Mullowney, Eileen 1:33:06 Bernadino, Abi 1:33:08 Degiulio, Paul 1:34:14 Joblin, Stuart 1:35:57 Yiptong, Augustin 1:43:09 Smith, Karen 1:51:19 Norman, David 1:58:54 Johansmeyer, Tom 2:09:59 Roberts, Clifford 2:17:47 Hawley, Julia
22:32 Harvey, Jack 23:28 White, Taylor 24:32 Horan, Tayla 24:40 Sharrieff, Myeisha 24:42 Duerden, Josephine 24:45 Edmunds, Justin 26:00 Desmond, Daria 27:10 Brewer, Jill 27:27 Scherer, Alyson 27:53 Howes, Marleigh 27:58 Wright, Caroline 28:01 Fosker, Chris 28:03 Starzomski, Cora Lee 28:23 Moseley, Finn 29:03 Levy, Jon 31:30 Macfarlane, Callum 31:39 Scherer, Lindsay 33:26 Davis, Nico 34:01 Pullen, Claudine 34:09 Heinz, Jiri 34:39 Hopkin, Adam 35:00 Wightman, Fenella 35:01 Wilson, Jennifer 35:02 Conyers, Jeffrey 35:04 Yeomans, Gareth 35:05 Yeung, Giselle 35:06 Mawby, Abbey 35:27 Lightbourne, Jennifer 35:28 Green, Will 35:49 Hopkin, Emily 36:15 Candillon, Agathe 36:16 Wickramage, Isaac 38:46 Scherer, Chuck 38:58 Lindo, Wesley 39:06 Lewis, Shelley 39:20 O'Reilly, Steve 39:32 Fowle, Graham 40:52 Alexander, Patricia 40:55 Benevides, Pharaoh 41:27 Dacosta, Christine 42:40 Shimbara, Teru 43:32 Gundle, Kevin 43:35 Gundle, Deborah 44:14 Huszics, Katalin 44:41 Ward, Rachael 45:51 Hammond, Alex 46:51 Louw, Johanita 51:41 Raubenheimer, Erika 52:50 Szabo, Zoltan