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Physio student wins Rotto swim

Physiotherapy student, Rebekah Weller, was the first female soloist over the line at the Karma Resorts Rottnest Channel Swim on the weekend.


Rebekah preparing to start the race.
Rebekah preparing to start the race.

Rebekah, who turned 23 on race day, finished the swim in 4 hours and 52 minutes. She had been training every day for the past year.

A very happy Rebekah at the finish line.
A very happy Rebekah at the finish line.

More than 2300 swimmers competed in the race in challenging conditions, including strong currents and choppy water, which prevented them from swimming in a straight line.

Rebecca with her trophy.
Rebecca with her trophy (photo courtesy of Focused Ninja Photography).

The swim was held on Saturday 25 February 2017. Highlights can be seen here.