Kōrero: Olympic and Commonwealth games

Marise Chamberlain, Tokyo, 1964 (4 o 4)

Marise Chamberlain, Tokyo, 1964

Runner Marise Chamberlain won bronze in the 800 metres at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. She was the only New Zealand woman to win an Olympic medal in a running event until 1992, when Lorraine Moller won bronze in the marathon at Barcelona.

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

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Joseph Romanos, 'Olympic and Commonwealth games - Athletic achievements at the Olympics – 1950s and early 1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/37897/marise-chamberlain-tokyo-1964 (accessed 29 May 2022)

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