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Bondi Blue Water Results - by John Blanch

Bondi Surf Club Members Results 
2.1km ocean swim (reduced to about 1300 metres): Cormac Guthrie (men's open overall and 13-19 years races), Simon Nothling  (men's 35-39 years), Tommy Woodriff (men's 45-49 years).
 
1km ocean swim: Isabelle Dobozy (women's 20-24 years race), Martin Greenberg (men's 65-69 years), Roy Swan (men's 75 years and over).
4km soft sand run: Anthony Carroll (men's 40-49 years race), Kirsty Beattie (women's open overall and under-20 races).
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BONDI BLUEWATER CHALLENGE OCEAN SWIMS, held on Sunday, April 30
Men’s 2.1km (330 entered and distance reduced to about 1300 metres).  Fastest: Cormac Guthrie (Bondi/Matraville) 15min 11sec, Stuart Swinburn (University of NSW) 15:14, Nico Love (Bronte/Coogee) 15:26. 13-19 years: Same placings as fastest swimmers. Cormac Guthrie (Bondi/Matraville) 15min 11sec, Stuart Swinburn (NSW) 15:14, Nico Love (Bronte/Coogee 15:26. 20-24 years: Digby Harlow (Cremorne) 20:03), no second and third. 25-29 years: Sean Russo (Revesby) 17:39, Benedetto Bergamaschi (NSW) 19:48, Michael Green (North Bondi) 19:58. 30-34 years: Felix Jander (Bronte) 16:33, Francesco Griessel (Bondi) 17:00, David Perez (Surry Hills) 18:59. 35-39 years: Simon Nothling (Bondi) 15:50, Craig Mahoney (NSW) 16:53, Nick McCouat (Cremorne) 18:19. 40-44 years: Talbot Henry (North Bondi) 15:16, Andrew Graham (Stanmore) 15:34, Chad Schneider (Coogee) 17:11. 45-49 years: Tommy Woodriff (Bondi) 15:15, Simon Storry (North Bondi) 16:07, David Martin (NSW) 18:53. 50-54 years: Spot Anderson (North Bondi) 17:13, Peter Anderson (North Sydney) 19:44, Peter Hugh (NSW) 19:47. 55-59 years: Richard Dill-Macky (Hunters Hill) 16:57, David Cheatley (Darlinghurst) 18:09, Brian Standlick (NSW), 19:31. 60-64 years: Michael McGrath (NSW) 22:04, John Curtis (Manly) 22:52, Robert Harley (NSW) 23:01. 65-69 years: Stephen Burns (Waverley) 24:31, Allan Buckley (Rushcutters Bay) 25:12, Tom McBride (Ultimo) 27:59. 70-74 years: Chris Lowry (Lennox Head) 22:45, David Saffron (Darling Point) 28:43, no third. 75 years and over: Ron White (Ryde) 29:23, non second and third. Male assisted:Andrew Miller (Manly) 18:27, Daniel Fell (Bondi) 21:20, Steve Ryan (Rozelle) 21:55. Women’s fastest: Jacqui Schafer (Cremorne) 16:14, Ashley Finegan (Kensington) 16:19, Kate Dryden (Thirroul) 16:22. 13-19 years: Same placings as fastest swimmers. 20-24 years: Phoebe Miley-Dyer (Clovelly) 19:42, Kassia Ralston (NSW) 20:26, Meg McLellan (Annandale) 24:06. 25-29 years:Maddy Palfrey (NSW) 17:52, Kate Hilliard (Drummoyne) 17:56, Liza Christian (NSW) 22:11.30-34 years: Sarah Ingle (Mascot) 18:44, Amelia Kennedy (Manly) 20:24, Leisa Chisholm (NSW) 20:29. 35-39 years: Louise Willridge (Randwick) 19:54, Lucy Buchanan (Woollahra) 20:23, Emma Finnerty (NSW) 21:23. 40-44 years: Justine O’Connell (Camperdown) 20:35, Emma Starritt (Potts Point) 20:55, Joann Atherton (Randwick) 21:52. 45-49 years: Philippa Billings (Bondi Junction) 20:44, Susan King (Waverley) 21:42, Belinda Crane (McGraths Hill) 22:17. 50-54 years: Molly Schafer (Cremorne) 16:52, Elizabeth Sloane (Randwick) 19:23, Susan Woodland (Bondi) 22:35. 55-59 years:Jane McCallum (Ainslie, ACT) 16:54, Petra Playfair (Sydney) 22:57, Katherine Christian (Vaucluse) 23:36. 60-64 years: Jill Pettifer (Ainslie, ACT) 22:35, Carol Russell (Randwick) 25:57, no third.
 
Men’s 1km (292 entered). Fastest: Nico Love (Bronte/Coogee) 12min 10sec, Cormac Guthrie (Bondi/Matraville) 12:20, Oliver Spanton (North Sydney) 12:28. 13-19 years: Same placings as fastest swimmers. 20-24 years: Jack Bigmore (Nicholls, ACT) 14:23, Nick Stephens (NSW) 17:42, Rob Christian (Vaucluse) 17:50. 25-29 years: David Schnabel (NSW) 14:23, Justin Biggs (NSW) 16:53, Richard Cohen (North Bondi) 17:00. 30-34 years: Jeremy Walker (Malvern, Vic) 15:28, Alex Timms (Bruce, ACT) 17:18, Niall O’Rourke (Coogee) 17:44. 35-39 years: Troy Stewart (Bronte) 12:42, Cristhian Molendowski (Woolooware) 14:57, Nick McCouat (Cremorne) 15:21. 40-44 years: Talbot Henry (North Bondi) 13:19, Chad Schneider (Coogee) 14:38, Oliver Mayo (NSW) 15:33. 45-49 years: Tommy Woodriff (Bondi) 13:47, Ben Watt (Bondi) 16:53, Steve Slack-Smith (Mudgee) 18:52. 50-54 years: Peter Anderson (North Sydney) 17:10, Chris Bennecke (Lane Cove) 19:47, Craig Swan (NSW) 20:38. 55-59 years: Richard Dill-Macky (Hunters Hill) 15:30, Martin Palfrey (Bronte) 18:10, Ian Hossack (Bondi) 18:28. 60-64 years: Jim Donaldson (Westleigh) 20:24, Gabi Somlai (East Lindfield) 25:08, Gregory McLeay (Sydney) 25:53. 65-69 years: Martin Greenberg (Bondi/Paddington) 22:41, Bruce Campbell (Avalon Beach) 24:00, no third. 75 years and over: Roy Swan (Bondi) 28:57, no second and third. Women’s fastest: Kate Dryden (Thirroul) 13:03, Kate Hilliard (Drummoyne) 14:21, Jane McCallum (Ainslie, ACT) 15:19. 13-19 years: Kate Dryden (Thirroul) 13:03, Ivy McFadden (Melba, ACT) 17:02, Kirsty Beattie (Vaucluse) 17:35. 20-24 years: Isabella Dobozy (Bondi) 17:21, Carly Rixon (Bruce, ACT) 20:59, Emily Miller (Paddington) 21:56. 25-29 years: Kate Hilliard (Drummoyne) 14:21, Rebecca Arber (North Wollongong) 17:16, Adeline Williams (Dee Why) 18:08. 30-34 years: Leisa Chisholm (NSW) 17:03, Nicola Quinion (Waverley) 18:37, Krystle Pascoe (NSW) 19:10. 35-39 years: Louise Willdridge (Randwick) 17:14, Belinda Bullivant (Bondi) 17:39, Nicola Ellis (NSW) 18:47. 40-44 years: Justine O’Connell (Camperdown) 18:00, Monica Graham (Stanmore) 23:52, Konstancie Vitverova (Glebe) 25:45. 45-49 years: Susan King (Waverley) 18:49, Jo Egan (NSW) 20:00, Kristin Harad (North Bondi) 22:39. 50-54 years:Elizabeth Sloane (Randwick) 16:52, Donna Moclair (Bondi) 18:33, Zoe Little (Queens Park) 19:17. 55-59 years: Jane McCallum (Ainslie, ACT) 15:19, Katherine Christian (Vaucluse) 19:25, Rozanne Green (North Bondi) 19:36. 60-64 years: Jill Pettifer (Ainslie, ACT) 18:12, Carol Russell (Randwick) 21:17.
 
Four-kilometre soft sand beach run (46 entered): Men’s: Geordie Bundock-Livingston (Bondi) 17min 50sec), Sean Bowes (Bondi) 18:03, Anthony Carroll (Bondi) 18:40. Women’s: Kirsty Beattie (Bondi/Vaucluse) 22:07, Georgia McGrath (NSW) 22:45, Katie Remond (Terrigal) 23:06.
 
Nippers Challenge: Bondi, Coogee, Clovelly and Tamarama nippers competed in fun and team events and no results were kept.


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