Kōrero: Athletics

Amateur athlete William Simpson

Amateur athlete William Simpson

Amateur athlete William Simpson poses with an impressive collection of trophies. Simpson was New Zealand's best distance runner in the early 1900s. He broke the New Zealand record for the 3 miles in 1901.

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Waimate District and Historical Society Archives
Reference: 2002-1026-04121

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David Colquhoun, 'Athletics - Athletics, 1887–1914', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/39927/amateur-athlete-william-simpson (accessed 18 August 2019)

Story by David Colquhoun, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 20 Sep 2016