Griffith students dominate at Super Series

Emma McKeon on track for World Titles.

Emma McKeon (Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion) has continued her run of success in international competition by clocking some impressive early season times at the BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series.

The Commonwealth Games medallist took out the 100m Butterfly; 200m Freestyle; 4x 150m Freestyle relay and 2nd in the 4 x 50m Medley relay at the Perth event.

The BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series is a team competition in which each swimmer earns points for their team with the best placed swimmer from each nation taking home 24, 20, 18 or 14 points respectively for each event.

Australia took out the series, and the $250,000 prize money, ahead of the USA. The locals finished the finished the event on 626 points, United States (586), Japan (548) and China (520).

Griffith students who also finished with impressive results included:

Jessica Ashwood

1st – 400m Freestyle
1st – 800m Freestyle

Cameron McEvoy 

2nd – 100m Freestyle

2nd – 200m Freestyle

2nd – 4x50m Medley Relay

2nd – 5x50m Freestyle Relay

3rd – 50m Freestyle

Taylor McKeown 

4th – 100m Breaststroke

5th – 200m Breaststroke

2nd – 4x50m Medley Relay