18-year-old Eve Thomas collected a World Championships-worthy time in the women’s 800m free to close out the NZ Open in Auckland.
Eve Thomas took silver in the women’s 400m free tonight in Auckland, dipping under the New Zealand ‘development consideration time’ for World Championships.
We’ve compiled a list of 20 of the top swimmers in the country under the age of 20 – 10 males and 10 females. Listed below are 10 of the best female swimmers under the age of 20, who are looking most likely to break out and make an impact on a world stage in the near future.
Erika Fairweather, Michael Pickett and Taiko Torepe-Ormsby (pictured) all set new NZ Age records on the closing night of New Zealand Age Group Championships.
16-year-old Brearna Crawford picked up her 4th national record in 4 days while Erika Fairweather (pictured) also impressed at the New Zealand Age Group Championships overnight.
New Zealand has nominated a much bigger roster to Jr. Pan Pacs than they did to the senior edition.
Daniel Hunter won his 4th-straight 50 free title, while Michael Pickett broke another National Age Group Record on Wednesday.
Robison swam well-under the qualifying time for Pan Pacs, even with what she said was a non-tapered race.