Tony Hurt

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Tony Hurt
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Birth nameAnthony John Hurt [1]
Born30 March 1946 (1946-03-30) (age 74)
Auckland, New Zealand
Height183 cm (6 ft 0 in) [1]
Weight82 kg (181 lb) [1]
Sport
SportRowing
Club West End Rowing Club [1]

Anthony John Hurt (born 30 March 1946) is a former New Zealand rower who won two Olympic medals. At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, he teamed with Dick Joyce, Wybo Veldman, John Hunter, Lindsay Wilson, Joe Earl, Trevor Coker and Gary Robertson and Simon Dickie (cox) to win the gold medal in the eights. At the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, he again crewed the eight which this time won the Bronze medal. His crewmates this time were Alec McLean, Ivan Sutherland, Trevor Coker, Peter Dignan, Lindsay Wilson, Joe Earl and Dave Rodger and Simon Dickie (cox). In both Olympic races, he was the stroke. [2]

Hurt later had a plumbing business in Auckland. [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Tony Hurt". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 2 July 2017.
  2. "Tony Hurt". New Zealand Olympic Committee . Retrieved 2 July 2017.
  3. Maddaford, Terry (26 July 2002). "Rowing: Stroking aside the decades". The New Zealand Herald . Retrieved 22 October 2016.