Story: Rowing

1950 Empire Games rowing

The 1950 British Empire Games rowing was held at the newly created hydro lake at Karapiro in Waikato. In the single sculls the Australian competitor won the gold medal, a result repeated in all but one of the events.

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Reference: 1950 British Empire Games. National Film Unit, 1950.

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David Green, 'Rowing - International events held in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/41283/1950-empire-games-rowing (accessed 20 October 2019)

Story by David Green, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 19 Sep 2016