WHiPA are proud to be supporting Wellington swimmer Thomas Watkins on his journey to the Junior Pan Pacific Championships in August. At the 2018 Aon National Age Groups earlier this year, Thomas picked up individual silver in the 400IM, as well as bronze medals in the 100 and 200 back, and the 200 IM. Recently he competed at the Aon NZ Opens aiming to qualify for Junior Pan Pacific games. On the first day, he went under the qualifying criteria in the 200 back posting a time o
Congratulations to Thomas Watkins, 2017 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Pathway to Podium Scholarship Recipient.
Thomas is a competitive swimmer from Capital Swim Club in Wellington, coached by Gary Hollywood. He has a love of backstroke and individual medley events.
In the past 12 months he has won 2 national bronze medals and 5 national silver medals, as well as gaining selection as part of the Swimming New Zealand team, travelling to Australian Age Championships earlier this year