Gallery: 2018 Rottnest Channel Swim attracts thousands of competitors

Swimmers depart for the Rottnest Channel Swim. Pictures: Matt Jelonek
Swimmers depart for the Rottnest Channel Swim. Pictures: Matt Jelonek

THE 2018 Rottnest Channel Swim attracted 2600 swimmers in what was former premier Colin Barnett’s last gig as race starter.

Family and friends lined Cottesloe Beach and the finish line at Rottnest Island to farewell and welcome the solo, duo and team swimmers.

Colin Barnett sounds the horn to start.
Eamon Sullivan with the Queen’s Baton.
Men’s Winner Solomon Wright.
Women’s winner Heidi Gan.
Team winners Reilly Kennedy, Callum Lauriston, Nicholas Rollo and William Rollo.

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