Two of Benalla's best rowers have excelled at the Pan Pacific Games on the Gold Coast.MEG PIGRAM November 16, 2012 4:02am
Benalla's Lis O'Halloran, Olympic beach volleyballer Natalie Cook and Anne Cresswell on the Gold Coast at the Pan Pacific Games.
Instead of being the Olympian, beach volleyball starlet Natalie Cook left those duties to two Benalla rowers at the Pan Pacifics.
Lis O’Halloran and Anne Cresswell have this week returned home from the largest biennial masters Pan Pacific Games held at Broadbeach on the Queensland Gold Coast.
Lis only recently joined the sport but she still managed to bag a gold gong after making a huge improvement since the Victoria Championships in September which left her as world number one and just one spot shy of setting a new Australian record.
The final events of the meet were impromptu mixed teams, mixed ages, over 2000
While Lis is still marvelling at her humble success, Anne, who has competed in three Pan Pacs Games, already holds eight world records for indoor rowing in the 70-74 age group.
Anne also placed first in the four minute row and took out the 1000
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