Rowing Champs Bode Well for Beijing

NZ athletes continue to dominate world rowing, with another impressive medal haul at this year’s world championships in Munich, Germany. Single sculler Mahe Drysdale, lightweight sculler Duncan Grant and the men’s four of Carl Meyer, James Dallinger, Eric Murray and Hamish Bond all won gold. Silver medals were won by women’s double scullers Caroline and Georgina Evers-Swindell and the men’s pair of Nathan Twaddle and George Bridgewater. In all, NZ qualified seven boats for next year’s Beijing Olympics.


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Blyth Tait Calls Time on Second Eventing Career

Blyth Tait Calls Time on Second Eventing Career

Former Olympic and world champion New Zealander Blyth Tait has retired from eventing for a second time, aged 58, Britain’s Horse & Hound magazine reports. Tait had had his eye on a…