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Son of the city honoured

30 September 2004

Son of the city honoured

Ant Williams, renowned free diver, has been honoured by the Waitakere City Council at its final elected meeting in Henderson last night.

Mayor Bob Harvey presented Mr Williams with an award as the Waitakere City Ambassador for Sport.

“Ant Williams is one of New Zealand’s most extraordinary young sportsmen, competing at world class level in an often difficult and dangerous event. He is a son of the city and we are proud to honour him as a Waitakere City Ambassador for sport and leadership and wish him well in his international search for the world free diving record,” Mayor Bob says.

Mr Williams trains elite athletes as a registered psychologist and uses the same principles to develop businesses and their staff. He took up free diving only ten years ago at the age of thirty and broke three national records in just two years.

ENDS

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