Thomas ("Tom") Peter Wilkens
(born November 25
in Middletown Township, New Jersey
) is a swimmer
from the United States
, who won a bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics
The breaststroker was one of the featured swimmers in P.H. Mullen's book Gold in the Water. He grew up swimming at the Middletown Swim and Tennis Club on Harmony Road.
Wilkens attended Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, New Jersey, and graduated from Stanford University. He is currently a Township Commiteeman (R) in Middletown, NJ.