3 Dec 2012

Baker and Grimsey win swim series races on Auckland Harbour

11:37 am on 3 December 2012

The Australian-based New Zealand swimmer Cara Baker has won the second round of the Ocean Swim series in Auckland Harbour after her main rival Charlotte Webby of New Plymouth incorrectly rounded a bouy 200 metres from home while leading.

Baker finished 15 seconds ahead of Webby.

In the men's race Australian Trent Grimsey won his second straight race, finishing over a minute ahead of 2 other Australians.

Phillip Ryan was the best placed New Zealander in fifth place.