28 Jun 2010

Francis grabs a medal treble

11:58 am on 28 June 2010

The North Shore swimmer Grace Francis has grabbed a treble of medals in the final session of the Oceania Championships in Samoa.

The 20 year old came from behind to win the the women's 200 metres individual medley before finishing second in the 200 breaststroke final and claiming anopther silver medal in the medley relay.

New Zealand picked up seven medals on the final night of competition to finish second overall behind Australia with 37: eight gold, 17 silver and 12 bronze.