Story: Swimming

Paul Kent in training, 1996

Paul Kent in training, 1996

By 1996 Paul Kent was New Zealand’s champion breaststroke swimmer, having broken 37 national records. In addition, with Jon Winter, Trent Bray and Guy Callaghan, he had won gold in the 4 x 100-metre medley at the World Short Course Championships the year before.

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New Zealand Herald
Reference: 13 July 1996, p. 24
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John McBeth, 'Swimming - International success', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 February 2024)

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