Eve Thomas, Michael Pickett and Lea Mueller On Mad Dash Home To New Zealand Olympic Trials To Beat Quarantine Deadline
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
March 14, 2020—
Eve Thomas, Michael Pickett and Lea Mueller , three of New Zealand ‘s top young prospects in the pool, are making a mad dash home from the base at the St Peter’s Western program in Brisbane, Australia, to beat strict coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine border controls coming into force tomorrow that would force the swimmers to miss Olympic trials. Thomas’ mother, Sarah Hardcastle , the Olympic distance freestyle medallist in 1984 and World short-course champion for Britain on a comeback in the 1990s and a Commonwealth champion for England, is also heading to New Zealand to be with her ...