Ocean Swim

Fiji Pearls Ocean Swim 2013

Brisbane swimmer Wayne Thrupp won all three events at the first ever Fiji Pearls Ocean swim last week. Held in Savusavu in Fiji’s northern island of Vanua Levu from May 29 – 31, the event offered three distances: 10k, 5k and 2k, and Thrupp placed first in all of them. .

There was keen competition from other Australian swimmers, who fielded 4 relay teams in the 10k event. And in the 2k event, a total of 25 swimmers took part.

The winner of the women’s 10k event was Jan Taylor, and the 2k event was Denise Elder.

The event was sponsored by J. Hunter Pearls, Fiji’s major producer of premium quality pearls, based in Savusavu. You can see full details at our website for the Ocean Swim and for details of the 2014 swim