Many fine athletes from overseas have competed in New Zealand. Among them have been the following Olympic champions or world record holders: W. T. Macpherson, J. P. Metcalfe, J. A. Winter, H. D. Hogan, A. G. Thomas, R. W. Clarke, Misses D. Norman, M. Jackson, S. B. Strickland, B. Cuthbert, and M. J. Mathews (Australia); A. A. Shrubb, R. G. Bannister, E. McD. Bailey, and Mrs. D. B. J. Tyler (Great Britain); A. F. Duffey, G. L. Parker, J. V. Scholz, G. S. Simpson, M. G. Whitfield, W. P. O'Brien, L. V. Spurrier, and B. J. Morrow (United States); H. H. McKenley and A. S. Wint (Jamaica); Dr O. Peltzer (Germany); L. B. LaBeach (Panama); R. Moens (Belgium); and C. K. Yang (Formosa).