Rob Waddell in the men's single sculls
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Rob Waddell won gold in single sculls at the 2000 Games in Sydney.
Rob Waddell in men's single sculls rowing.
Rob Waddell (Men's Singles Sculls) won New Zealand's Olympic Gold at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. In total, the kiwis won four medals, with the remaining three being bronze: Mark Todd (Equestrian, Individual Three-Day Event), Aaron McIntosh (Sailing, Men's Sailboard (Mistral), and Barbara Kendall (Sailing, Women's Sailboard (Mistral).
Rob Waddell Mahe Drysdale
New Zealand only gold medal at the 2000 Games was won by Rob Waddell in men's single sculls rowing.
New Zealand's only gold medal in the 2000 Olympics was won by Rob Waddell in men's single sculls rowing.
he rowed because he liked it to being with, he started when he was 18, then he quit because he wanted to focus on his studies then Rob Waddell winning the single at the Sydney Olympics inspired him to get back into it which is ironic because they battled each other for a place at the Beijing Olympics. Rob waddel is the faster sculler but his heart condition kicked in on the deciding race of selection.
Three. New Zealand rower Rob Waddell competed at the 1996, 2000, and 2008 Summer Games. He won gold at the 2000 Games in Single Sculls, finished 7th at the 1996 Games in Single Sculls, and finished 4th at the 2008 Games in Double Sculls with partner Nathan Cohen.
2 ... a bronze by Rob Bell in men's Canadian singles at the 2008 Games in Beijing and a silver by Jessica Fox in women's kayak singles at the 2012 Games in London.
New Zealand rowers Nathan Twaddle and his partner, George Bridgewater, won the bronze medal in men's coxless pairs and Rob Waddell and his partner, Nathan Cohen, finished 4th in men's double sculls.