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Lincoln Hurring and Jean Stewart, 1952 (1st of 2)

Lincoln Hurring and Jean Stewart, 1952

Jean Stewart, bronze medal-winner in the 100-metre backstroke at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics, later married the only other swimmer on the New Zealand team, Lincoln Hurring. This souvenir photograph of the two Dunedin swimmers was taken before their departure for the games.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: Evening Star, 24 May 1952

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John McBeth, 'Swimming - Great swimmers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 July 2022)

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