New Zealand Olympic medalist stubs

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  1. Craig Monk
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    Craig Monk

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    Craig Monk (born 23 May 1967 in Stratford, New Zealand) is a competitive sailor who won a Bronze medal in the Finn Class at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona. Monk also competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta after narrowly beating future America's Cup skipper Dean Barker for selection to the New Zealand team. He finished 13th. Monk has since been extensively involved in America's Cup racing. He was recruited as a grinder by Russell Coutts for the successful challenge in 1995 and the subsequent defense in 2000.


  2. Caroline Meyer
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    Caroline Meyer

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    Caroline Frances Meyer, ONZM, formerly known as Caroline Frances Evers-Swindell (born 10 October 1978 in Hastings, New Zealand) is a former New Zealand rower. She is 179 cm tall and 80kg. She competed in the double sculls with her identical twin sister Georgina Earl. In November 2005 she and her sister were named Rowing Female Crew of the Year by the International Rowing Federation (FISA).


  3. Paul MacDonald
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    Paul MacDonald

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    Christopher Paul MacDonald, (born 8 January 1960), is a New Zealand sprint canoer who competed from the mid-1980s to the early 1990s. He is widely regarded as one of New Zealand's most successful international athletes and holds innumerable international speed records in canoeing.


  4. Barbara Kendall
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    Barbara Kendall

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    Barbara Anne Kendall, MBE (born 30 August 1967 in Papakura), is a former boardsailor and current International Olympic Committee member from New Zealand. She competed at five Summer Olympic Games and won gold, silver and bronze medals.


  5. Annelise Coberger
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    Annelise Coberger

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    Annelise Coberger (born 16 September 1971) is a New Zealand former alpine skier. Born in Christchurch, she became the first person from the Southern Hemisphere to win a medal at the Winter Olympics when she won silver in the slalom at Albertville in France in 1992. She holds New Zealand's only medal from any Winter Olympics. Coberger also competed at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer but did not finish her first run of the slalom.


  6. Neil McLeod
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    Neil McLeod

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    Neil McLeod (c.1846 – 30 July 1890) was a Constable of the New Zealand Police. He was shot and killed while aboard the steamer Minnie Casey at Mangawhare Wharf (near Dargaville) by gum-digger Henry Funcke.


  7. Anthony Mosse
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    Anthony Mosse

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    Anthony Robin Le Clerc Mosse, MBE (born 29 October 1964 in Hong Kong), is a former New Zealand swimmer who competed at two Summer Olympic Games and three Commonwealth Games. He won one Olympic bronze medal, as well as two gold medals, one silver and one bronze at the Commonwealth Games.


  8. Shane O'Brien (rower)
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    Shane O'Brien (rower)

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    Shane O'Brien (born 27 September 1960 in Auckland, New Zealand) is a former New Zealand rower who won an Olympic Gold medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, USA. Along with Les O’Connell, Conrad Robertson and Keith Trask he won Gold in the coxless four. O'Brien also competed at the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland, winning a Silver medal in the coxless four and a Bronze medal in the eights.


  9. Bruce Kendall
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    Bruce Kendall

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    Anthony Bruce Kendall, MBE (born 27 June 1964 in Papakura, New Zealand), is a two-time Olympic medallist in sailing. Competing in boardsailing his first medal was a Bronze at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, USA. At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Korea he improved to win the Gold medal. Kendall also competed at the following Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, just failing to win another medal due to faulty equipment. At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Kendall was a Sailing coach for the New Zealand team.


  10. Jesse Sergent
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    Jesse Sergent

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    Jesse Sergent (born 8 July 1988) is a New Zealand racing cyclist for Trek Factory Racing. He was born in Feilding.


  11. Trevor Coker
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    Trevor Coker

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    Trevor Ian Coker (1 October 1949 – 23 August 1981) was a former New Zealand rower who won two Olympic medals in his career. He was born in Wanganui, New Zealand. Coker was a trained teacher.


  12. Alan Thompson (canoeist)
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    Alan Thompson (canoeist)

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    Alan Thompson (born 14 June 1959 in Gisborne, New Zealand) is a sprint canoer who competed in the early to mid-1980s. Competing at three Summer Olympics, he won both of his gold medals at Los Angeles in 1984, earning them in the K-1 1000 m and K-4 1000 m events. Thompson is only one of ten New Zealanders to have won two or more olympic gold medals.


  13. Sally Clark
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    Sally Clark

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    Sally Clark (née Dalrymple) (born 11 April 1958) is a New Zealand equestrian who won a Silver medal at the Olympic Games. She was born in Palmerston North.


  14. Ted Morgan
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    Ted Morgan

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    Edward "Ted" Morgan (5 April 1906 – 22 November 1952) was a boxer from New Zealand. He won the gold medal in the welterweight division at the 1928 Summer Olympics, despite competing throughout the tournament with a dislocated knuckle in his left hand.


  15. Warren Cole
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    Warren Cole

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    Warren Cole (born 12 September 1940 in Palmerston North, New Zealand) is a former New Zealand rower who won an Olympic Gold medal at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico. Cole won the coxed four along with Dick Joyce, Dudley Storey, Ross Collinge and Simon Dickie (cox). At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich he competed again in the coxed four which finished sixth.


  16. Grant Bramwell
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    Grant Bramwell

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    Grant Bramwell (born 28 January 1961 in Gisborne, New Zealand) is a sprint canoer who competed in the 1980s. Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won a gold medal in the K-4 1000 m at Los Angeles in 1984 with Alan Thompson, Ian Ferguson and Paul MacDonald. Bramwell also won a K-1 10000 m bronze at the 1985 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Mechelen.


  17. Dick Tonks
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    Dick Tonks

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    Richard "Dick" William Tonks MNZM (born 21 February 1951) is a New Zealand rowing coach and former rower who won a silver medal at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. Through his coaching career he has coached crews to a total of 25 World Championship medals—including thirteen gold—and a total of six Olympic medals—five of which were gold.


  18. Chris White (rower)
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    Chris White (rower)

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    Christopher Sherratt White MNZM (born 9 September 1960) is a former New Zealand rower and Olympic Bronze medallist at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. He is described as "one of the giants of New Zealand rowing" and with 38 national titles, holds the record for most domestic rowing titles in New Zealand.


  19. Gary Robertson (rower)
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    Gary Robertson (rower)

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    Gary David Robertson (born 12 April 1950 in Oamaru, Otago) is a former New Zealand rower who won an Olympic gold medal at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.


  20. Sam Bewley
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    Sam Bewley

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    Samuel Ryan "Sam" Bewley (born 22 July 1987) is a New Zealand racing cyclist, who rides for the Orica-GreenEDGE team. Bewley has also competed for UCI ProTeam Team RadioShack, as well as the BikeNZ PureBlack Racing team.


  21. Lynley Hannen
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    Lynley Hannen

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    Lynley Hannen (born 27 August 1964 in Dunedin, New Zealand) is a former New Zealand rower who won an Olympic Bronze medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. Along with Nikki Payne, Hannen won Bronze in the women's coxless pairs.


  22. Barrie Mabbott
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    Barrie Mabbott

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    Barrie Mabbott (born 19 November 1960) is a former New Zealand rower who won an Olympic Bronze medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.


  23. Ian Wright (rower)
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    Ian Wright (rower)

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    Ian Wright (born 9 December 1961) is a former New Zealand rower who won an Olympic Bronze medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.


  24. Keith Trask
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    Keith Trask

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    Keith Trask (born 27 November 1960 in Hastings, New Zealand) is a former New Zealand rower who won an Olympic Gold medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. Along with Les O’Connell, Shane O'Brien and Conrad Robertson he won Gold in the coxless four. Robertson had previously been selected to compete in the coxed four at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow but did not compete due to the boycott.


  25. Greg Dayman
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    Greg Dayman

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    Gregory John Dayman (born February 21, 1947 in Wellington) is a former New Zealand field hockey player who was a member of the national team that won the golden medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.


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