Kōrero: Olympic and Commonwealth games

Athletes on the voyage to Los Angeles, 1932 (1 o 2)

Athletes on the voyage to Los Angeles, 1932

Members of the New Zealand Olympic team exercise on board the Monowai, bound for the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics. In the days before long-distance air travel, New Zealand athletes faced lengthy sea voyages to reach the games. Maintaining fitness while on board ship was a challenge.

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New Zealand Olympic Museum – He Pataka Taumahekeheke, New Zealand Olympic Committee

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Joseph Romanos, 'Olympic and Commonwealth games - The early days of the Olympics', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/37888/athletes-on-the-voyage-to-los-angeles-1932 (accessed 16 May 2021)

He kōrero nā Joseph Romanos, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013, reviewed & revised 16 Sep 2016