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New Zealand Teams Announced for Upcoming Junior Events

Team Announcement for the 2024 Junior Pan Pacific Championships and the 2024 World Junior Open Water Championships

Swimming NZ is excited to announce and congratulate the swimmers selected for the respective junior teams following their performances across the 2024 Apollo Projects NZ Swimming Championships and 2024 Apollo Projects NZ Age Group Swimming Championships in Hawke’s Bay over the past couple of weeks.

The Junior Pan Pac team consists of nine swimmers and the World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships team consists of four swimmers.


Junior Pan Pacific Championships Team

Congratulations to the following nine swimmers who have been selected for our Junior Pan Pacs team who will compete in Canberra from 21 to 24 August 2024.



Brendon Visser


Jasper Cornish


Milan Glintmeyer


Zoe Pedersen


Monique Wieruszowski

North Shore

Harrison Klouwens

North Shore

Amelia Bray

North Shore

Isabelle Gibson

Club 37

Milana Tapper

St Peter's

Coast Swim Club Associate Head Coach, John Gatfield, will be leading the team as Head Coach, with the remaining staff to be confirmed at a later date.

Gatfield is honoured to be leading this group to the championships to be held in Canberra later this year.

"Leading the Junior Pan Pacific campaign and this year's pinnacle youth team once again is an honour beyond words. I'm thrilled to embark on this journey, dedicated to nurturing not just athletes, but individuals who exemplify teamwork, resilience, and dedication. Together, we will look to build a culture of camaraderie and excellence, paving the way for future successes not only at the World Juniors next year but also for the senior pinnacle teams to come."

World Junior Open Water Championships

Congratulations to our team selected for the World Junior Open Water Championships that will be held in Sardinia, Italy, from 6 to 8 September.


Alex Dunkley


Larn Hamblyn-Ough


Jack Potier


Sophie Hay

Hamilton Aquatics & Waikato Regional Performance Centre (RPC)

The team will be lead by Hamilton Aquatics and Waikato Regional Performance Centre Head Coach, Mat Woofe, with the remaining staff to be confirmed at a later date.

Congratulations to the swimmers and head coaches selected for these teams

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