Dunedin success at SI champs

Queenstown's Jemima Barr (13) races in the 100m butterfly during the South Island swimming...
Queenstown's Jemima Barr (13) races in the 100m butterfly during the South Island swimming championships at Moana Pool on Saturday. PHOTO: PETER MCINTOSH
Dunedin swimmers were among those to claim placings in super finals at Moana Pool over the weekend.

Three of those swimmers emerged victors in the races featuring the top eight swimmers -regardless of age - at the South Island championships.

Kiwi's Madison Wills delivered an impressive win in the 200m breaststroke.

The 15-year-old blitzed the field in 2min 37.35sec to touch the wall nearly five seconds ahead of the rest.

She also swam a time of 2min 22.83sec to finish second in the 200m IM, edging Neptune's Jessica Scott by 0.02sec in third.

Scott was narrowly edged by Hannah Bates in the 100m butterfly.

Her 1min 02.12 performance left her in second, missing out on first by 0.12sec.

Club mate Molly Law finished in third place.

Law had her best outing in the 100m freestyle, which she won in 57.45sec.

She also claimed second in the 50m freestyle in 26.58sec.

Caitlin Deans edged her in that race, touching the wall 0.04sec ahead.

Taieri's Jemma Wilson came second in the 100m freestyle in 58.61sec.

Fellow Taieri swimmer Jordan Summers was edged by 0.02sec to finish fourth in the 100m backstroke.

Neptune's Ben Carr was the best of the boys, coming third in both the 50m and 100m freestyle, as well as the 100m butterfly.

Wanaka's Benjamin Silipo was third in the 400m IM.

The last of the super finals were held yesterday evening.

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