Queenstown swimmer Molly Law was unbeatable at the Otago
championships but her ability will be tested in Wellington
Law (10), who won her seven events at Moana Pool, is Otago's
most prominent swimmer competing at the New Zealand junior
Her best chance of a podium finish is in the 100m backstroke
in which she was ranked third in the Central and Southern
region with her time of 1min 25.52sec.
Law's Queenstown club has three other swimmers - Gabby White
(11), Rhiannon Waite (11) and Cool Wakushima (10) - who have
also qualified for Wellington.
Otago Country clubs will be well represented in Wellington as
Wanaka has also qualified five swimmers.
The best prospect is Gregor Findlay in the boys age 11 and 12
200m backstroke. His best time is 2min 11.89sec.
Jasmine Murray (10) has qualified in seven events. The other
Wanaka competitors are Jack Findlay, Shanae Sanders and Tom
Oamaru swimmers Jaxson MacDonald-Piner (12) and Danielle
Walsh (12) have both qualified in seven events. Other
swimmers from the country districts competing in Wellington
are Joe Harrison (Cromwell) and Ella-Rose Lawrence
The Osca training squad of Dunedin has six swimmers competing
in Wellington with Kou Kitahara in seven events and Cecilia
Crooks in four.
Jack Divers (Waves) and Griffin Hall (Port Chalmers) have
both qualified in seven events.