Kōrero: Amateurism and professionalism

Yvette Williams, 1954

Yvette Williams, 1954

One of New Zealand's greatest athletes, Yvette Williams, is seen attempting to break her own world long-jump record at Carisbrook, Dunedin, in January 1954. Later in the year she won gold medals at the Vancouver Empire and Commonwealth Games for the long jump, discus and shot put.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, New Zealand Free Lance Collection (PA-Group-00079)
Reference: PAColl-8163-10

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Geoff Watson, 'Amateurism and professionalism - Amateurism in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/38001/yvette-williams-1954 (accessed 16 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Geoff Watson, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013