26 Oct 2008

Ingram grabs win, record in Sydney World Cup swims

9:31 am on 26 October 2008

North Shore swimmer Melissa Ingram has won the women's 200-metre backstroke at the FINA World Cup in Sydney.

Ingram also set a New Zealand record with her second place in the 200-metre freestyle in a time of one minute 57.28 seconds.

Southland's Natalie Wiegersma and Taranaki's Charlotte Webby also picked up medals at the short course event.

Wiegersma finished third in the final of the 200-metre individual medley while Webby also scored a bronze medal in the 800-metre freestyle.