By NZ Olympic Team | Posted: Sunday August 25, 2019
GOLD for Erika Fairweather in the 200m freestyle at the Junior World Champs!
The last day of the 2019 FINA World Junior Championships had New Zealand cheering for Erika Fairweather, who won the Gold medal in the Final of the Women's 200m Freestyle. Erica placed 1st and also broke the New Zealand 15 Years Age Record with an incredible time of 1:57.96 seconds. Erika won the race in front of Australian swimmer Lani Pallister, who took second place and Canadian swimmer Emma O'Croinin, who came third.
Erika also broke the New Zealand 15 Years Age Record in the Women's 400m Freestyle on Day 4 of the competition, when she placed 4th in the final with a time of 4:08.78 seconds.