The 1920 Games in Antwerp. New Zealand was though part of the Australiasian team of the 1908 and 1912 Olympic Games.
New Zealand is sending 183 athletes to the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, its biggest team ever.
Gold medalists in the 2004 Games for New Zealand were Sarah Ulmer in cycling, Hamish Carter in triathlon, and Georgia Evers-Swindell and Caroline Evers-Swindell in Rowing. Click on the '2004 New Zealand Olympic Team' link below to see the entire team, which consisted of 151 athletes.
New Zealand had never hosted the Olympic games
New Zealand Olympic Committee was created in 1911.
No athlete from New Zealand won gold at the 1980 Summer Olympic Games in Moscow. The New Zealand Olympic Committee officially boycotted those Games and the athletes from New Zealand that did participate were competing under the flag of the New Zealand Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association. Five athletes participated and no medals were won.
omg i dont even know were to start new zealand is the best olympic team by far The games havent finidshed yet but soo far new zealand have won 3 gold and heaps of silver and bronze i am soo proud of my home country for they are the best olympic team
Three time Olympic medalist Barbara Kendall carried the torch for New Zealand.
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New Zealand is a small country and simply could not afford to host the Olympic Games.
Winter Olympics: 1952 Summer Olympic (Australasia Team) Australia and NZ team was 1908
170 athletes and 130 support crew, making a team of around 300...
there are 72 athletes from the new zealand team
New Zealand did not win any medals at the 1980 Summer Olympic Games.
1920 was the first year New Zealand competed as an separate nation. However before that Australia and New Zealand competed as a combined team known as Australasia. There may have been medalists from New Zealand-you might be able to find from a reference book or from the New Zealand Olympic website if they have one.
New zealand first participated at the olympic Games in 1980, and has sent the althetes to compete in every summer Olympic GAmes since then.
New Zealand's first Olympic gold medal was won at the 1928 Games in Amsterdam by Ted Morgan in boxing in the welterweight division.
The New Zealand Women's Netball team is called the Silver Ferns
The current captain of the New Zealand cricket team is Daniel Vettori.