26 Jun 2010

Silver for Ryan in Oceania Swimming open water

10:08 am on 26 June 2010

The Auckland swimmer Philip Ryan has won his second medal at the 2010 Oceania Swimming Championships in Apia, in Samoa.

Ryan finished second in the 10-kilometre open water swim to follow his bronze medal in the five-kilometre event earlier in the week.

The focus moves back onto the pool for the final two days of competition.

On the second day, US-based New Zealand swimmer Nick Ferrit won a gold medal, the 21-year-old dominating the 100 metres breaststroke.

It was a hugely successful day for New Zealand, winning nine medals, including six silver and two bronze.