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Peter Burling and Blair Tuke

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Peter Burling (right) and Blair Tuke compete in a race in the men’s skiff 49er class at the Tokyo Olympics in July 2021. They eventually won silver, their third Olympic medal in this event.

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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 16 April 2024)

Story by Joseph Romanos, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Jun 2023