Story: Bodkin, William Alexander

Bodkin, at the 1952 Sportsperson of the Year presentation

Hear William Bodkin speak at the presentation of the 1952 Sportsperson of the Year award to Yvette Williams. He is remarkably unfazed by his dropping of the trophy partway through his speech. (5 min 59 sec)

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Tom Brooking. 'Bodkin, William Alexander', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/5b34/bodkin-william-alexander (accessed 25 September 2020)