Wellington High Performance Aquatics are proud to support Wellington swimmer Emma Robinson on her journey to represent New Zealand at the Pan Pacific Championships in Tokyo, Japan in late August.
Last year Emma competed at the Fina World Champs in Budapest, where she placed 11th in the 1500m Freestyle.
She has just finished competing at the 2018 NZ Open Trials in Auckland where she won the titles of the 800 and 1500m Freestyle and qualified to compete at the 2018 Pan Pac
WHIPA are delighted to announce that a 2017 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Aquatic Athlete Scholarship has been awarded to swimmer Emma Robinson.
Emma was recently named in the Aquablacks team to compete at the FINA World Championships from Budapest Hungary 14-30 July in the 800 and 1500m freestyle events. Emma Robinson started swimming competitively at age 13 for Wellington's Capital Swim Club, which she still swims for. She is currently training at TSS Aquatic in Gold Coast, Austr
Wellington born and bred, Emma Robinson is one of the capital's finest swimmers. Having landed back in the New Zealand after competing in the Rio Olympics, the 22-year-old's career is just getting started. Although she missed out on a medal, she has only just dipped her toe into the water when it comes to reaching her potential. When did you realise you were good at swimming? I am a 800-metre freestyler. I also swim in all the freestyle events, expect sprint. Long distance fr
At a function last night, Wellington High Performance Aquatics presented the 2016 Lloyd Morrison Aquatic Scholarships to local athletes, coaches and officials. WHiPA were delighted to welcome several Wellington Councillors to the function, including mayoral candidates Justin Lester, Jo Coughlan and Nicola Young, along with Simon Marsh and Paul Eagle. The awards were presented by WHiPA Patron Kerry Prendergast. Outstanding young Wellington swimmer, Chelsey Edwards, featured in
WHIPA are delighted to announce that a 2016 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Scholarship has been awarded to swimmer Emma Robinson, who was recently named in the NZ Olympic Team for Rio 2016. Emma Robinson started swimming competitively at age 13 for Wellington's Capital Swim Club, which she still swims for. Her first team was for the 2011 Junior Commonwealth Games, followed by the team for the 2012 Junior Pan Pacifics. In 2013 she competed in the World Champs Open Water team, then in 20
Congratulations to Wellington swimmer Emma Robinson (2015 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Scholarship Recipient), named in the NZ Olympic Team for Rio 2016. #EmmaRobinson #BetheInspiration #OlympicGames #Olympics #Rio2016
Congratulations to all the award recipients at the 2015 Swimming Wellington Awards. A number of our 2015 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Scholarship recipients were amongst those who were awarded: Swimmer of the Year Billie Fitzsimmons Trophy: Mary Fisher Best Performance of the Year: Emma Robinson Age Group Swimmer of the Year: Chelsey Edwards Swimmer with a Disability: Mary Fisher All Stars Certificates: Chelsey Edwards, Rebecca Moynihan, Ruby Heath Read more on Swimming Wellington we
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2015 Wellington High Performance Aquatics Lloyd Morrison Aquatic Athlete Scholarships.
The scholarships, open to athletes and coaches in aquatic disciplines, are presented in memory of WHiPA founder, Wellington businessman Lloyd Morrison (1957 - 2012). Lloyd Morrison wanted Wellington's aspiring athletes to have the opportunity to excel at an elite level, and founded WHiPA in 2007 to support this vision. Liam Albery (19) - (Swimming)