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Ceinwen Roberts

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Rohan Hollick and Ceinwen Roberts finishing a triple crossing of the Rottnest Channel in Western Australia. Photo courtesy of Sculpture by the Sea.
Ceinwen Roberts before her 28 km circumnavigation swim around Rottnest Island in Western Australia that took 8 hours 15 minutes on 12 March 2015 with Geoff Wilson and Wayne Morris

Ceinwen Williams Roberts is a 32-year-old open water swimmer from Perth in Western Australia who has achieved the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming.

Open Water Swimming Career Highlights[edit]

  • On 21 February 2009, she finished 13th in the 19.7 Rottnest Channel Swim in Western Australia in 5 hours 38 minutes 14 seconds at the age of 27.
  • On 20 February 2010, she finished 12th in the 19.7 Rottnest Channel Swim in Western Australia in 5 hours 28 minutes 59 seconds at the age of 28.
  • On 26 February 2011, she finished 13th in the 19.7 km Rottnest Channel Swim in Western Australia in 5 hours 32 minutes 39 seconds at the age of 29.
  • On 23 February 2013, she finished 14th in the 19.7 km Rottnest Channel Swim in Western Australia in 5 hours 20 minutes 27 seconds at the age of 31.
  • On 15 March 2014, she completed a 19.7 km crossing to Rottnest Channel from Western Australia in 5 hours 20 minutes 0 seconds at the age of 32.
  • On 24 March 2013, she started and completed an unprecedented 59.1 km triple crossing of the Rottnest Channel (Rotto) in Western Australia between Rottnest Island and Cottesloe Beach together with Rohan Hollick on behalf of Walk Free in 18 hours 48 minutes at the age of 32. She completed the first crossing in 5 hours 53 minutes; the second crossing in 6 hours 17 minutes; and the third crossing in 6 hours 38 minutes.
  • Roberts completed the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming
    • she completed the 33.2 km English Channel on 5 August 2011 in 12 hours 55 minutes.
    • she finished third overall (the first woman) in the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim on 8 June 2014 in 6 hours 41 minutes
    • she finished with the fastest time of the 2014 season in the Catalina Channel on 24 September 2014 in 8 hours 4 minutes
  • Roberts completed an unprecedented 28 km circumnavigation swim around Rottnest Island in Western Australia that took 8 hours 15 minutes on 12 March 2015 with Geoff Wilson and Wayne Morris at the age of 34.
  • Roberts is a coach of a squad of 300 swimmers in Perth, Western Australia including 4 swimmers to successfully cross the English Channel in 2018.
  • Roberts is the founder and president of the Port to Pub Swim from Leighton to Rottnest, a 20 km and 25 km race with 600 swimmers in 2018 and 1200 swimmers in 2019.

Rottnest Channel Triple Crossing[edit]

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