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Women's 470 sailing win at London 2012

Women's 470 sailing win at London 2012

Olivia (Polly) Powrie and Jo Aleh wave the New Zealand flag in triumph after their sailing win at the 2012 Olympic Games, held in London. The pair followed up with a silver at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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Joseph Romanos, 'Olympic and Commonwealth games - The early 21st century at the Olympics', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 October 2021)

Story by Joseph Romanos, published 5 Sep 2013, reviewed & revised 16 Sep 2016