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
Congratulations to the aquatic athletes and administrators who won awards at the Wellington Sports Awards last night: Samantha Lee (Surf Life Saving & Swimming) 2016 Wellington Sports Med Sportswoman of the Year Samantha is a WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Scholarship Recipient (2015 & 2016) Mary Fisher (Para-Swimming) - 2016 Cigna New Zealand Disabled Sportsperson of the Year
Mary is a WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Scholarship Recipient (2015 & 2016) Mark Berge (Swimming) named the 2016 New Z
WHiPA are delighted to announce that a 2016 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Scholarship has been awarded to Wellington's Mary Fisher - Paralympic Swimmer, who has been selected to represent New Zealand in Rio 2016 in 5 pool events! Mary Fisher is a blind swimmer attending her second Paralympic Games in 2016. She grew up in the Hutt Valley and swam for the Upper Hutt Swim Club from the age of nine until completing high school at Heretaunga College. In 2011 Mary went flatting in Newtown a
Congratulations to the Wellington aquatic sportspeople named as finalists in the Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards this week!
Mary Fisher (Para-Swimming) Sportswoman of the Year Disabled Sportsperson of the Year Samantha Lee (Surf Life Saving & Swimming) Sportswoman of the Year Mark Berge (Swimming) Volunteer of the Year #SportspersonoftheYearAwards #MaryFisher #SamanthaLee #MarkBerge #Events
Congratulations to Wellington's Mary Fisher - Paralympic Swimmer, named in the Paralympics Squad for Rio today! Read full announcement story on Paralympics website #MaryFisher #Paraswimming #Rio2016 #Paralympics
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
Mary Fisher's second gold highlighted a four-medal haul as New Zealand's Para-swimming team continued a strong showing at the IPC World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. New Zealand swimmers featured in four finals and came away with four medals on the third night, taking their total to eight on Thursday (NZ time). They have also qualified four slots for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Fisher, the Wellington 22-year-old, won the women's S11 100m backstroke in a championship
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)