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Champion rowers (3rd of 3)

Champion rowers

Twin sisters Georgina (left) and Caroline Evers-Swindell, champion rowers, won their second Olympic gold medals at Beijing in 2008. It was the first time that the women’s double sculls had been won by the same pair at consecutive Olympics. On their return to New Zealand, their home town of Cambridge hosted a victory parade.

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Ben Schrader, 'Parades and protest marches - Royalty, sport, commerce', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 July 2024)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010