Rocky City Swim Club member Alanna Bowles joins a 59-person Australian team named yesterday
Rocky City Swim Club member Alanna Bowles joins a 59-person Australian team named yesterday Allan Reinikka

16-year-old Bowles ensures Glasgow Commonwealth Games spot

ALANNA Bowles booked her ticket to the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games with a silver medal in the 800m final at the Australian Swimming championships.

The Rocky City Swim Club member joins a 59-person Australian team named yesterday to compete at the Games in Glasgow from July 23.

Bowles, 16, claimed silver in the 800m women's final behind NSW competitor Jessica Ashwood on Saturday and joins world champions James Magnussen, Cate Campbell and Christian Sprenger in the team.