Story: Swimming

Paul Kingsman starting a race

Paul Kingsman starting a race

New Zealand swimmer Paul Kingsman powers away at the start of the 100-metre backstroke final at the Los Angeles Olympic Games in 1984. He won a bronze medal in the 200-metre backstroke at the 1988 Seoul Olympics.

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John McBeth, 'Swimming - International success', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 July 2022)

Story by John McBeth, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 27 Jan 2015