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The Evers-Swindell twins' Beijing victory, 2008 (2 o 3)

 The Evers-Swindell twins' Beijing victory, 2008

Caroline and Georgina Evers-Swindell won the 2,000-metre double sculls at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in a finish so close that the television commentators were confused over the result. This was the second Olympic gold medal for the twins, who won the same event at the 2004 Athens games.

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Photograph by Harry How

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Joseph Romanos, 'Olympic and Commonwealth games - The early 21st century at the Olympics', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/37919/the-evers-swindell-twins-beijing-victory-2008 (accessed 18 April 2024)

He kōrero nā Joseph Romanos, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Jun 2023