New Zealand has never hosted the Olympics.
they entered the olympics in 1908
Every Olympic has a new event added to it, whether it a completely new sport, event, or existing event which allows another sex to compete in it. Here are some example of the past few Olympics sports addition. 2006 Turin added Snowboard Cross. 2008 Beijing added Open Water Swimming and BMX racing. 2010 Vancouver added Ski Cross. 2012 London will add Women's Boxing. 2014 Sochi will add Women's Ski Jumping. 2016 Rio will add Golf and Rogby.
The 1932 Winter Olympics were held in Lake Placid, New York.
The one new event in the 2010 Winter Olympics is skicross.
Ski cross is a new event in the Olympics as of 2010.
Yes, in fact BMX cycling is a completely new event.
In 2001, after the scandal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
That was equestrian Blyth Tait.
1) Synchronized Diving - added at the 2000 Summer Olympics. 2) Triathlon - added at the 2000 Summer Olympics. 3) Trampoline - added at the 2000 Summer Olympics. 4) Snowboarding - added at the 1998 Winter Olympics. 5) Skeleton - added at the 2002 Winter Olympics although this event was in the 1948 and 1928 Games and was known as toboggan.
Valerie Adams of New Zealand won the silver medal.
I found a New Zealand website that mentioned "God Defend New Zealand" was first played at an international event at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich for the coxed eights gold medal winners from New Zealand. That would make me think that "God Save the Queen" was played for Yvette Williams. Click on the "TKI" link below to access this website that has audios of some of New Zealand gold medal winners.
The turning of the century and the beginning of a new milennia