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When did New Zealand get their first olympic gold?

New Zealand's first Olympic gold medal was won at the 1928 Games in Amsterdam by Ted Morgan in boxing in the welterweight division.


Which sport won the first gold medal for the New Zealand olympic team?

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Who won New Zealand's first Olympic track and field gold medal in 1993?

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First New Zealander to win gymnastic medal?

Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, no athlete representing New Zealand has won an Olympic medal in gymnastics.


Who was the first person to win a medal for New Zealand?

New Zealand first competed as an independent nation in 1920. The first athlete to win an Olympic medal for New Zealand as an independent nation was Clarence Hadfield D'Arcy who won a bronze in single scull rowing at the 1920 Games in Antwerp.


Who won New Zealand's first olympic medal?

That was Harry Kerr who won the bronze medal in the 3,500 meter walk at the 1908 Games in London.


Who won New Zealand's first gold medal in track and field?

New Zealand's first gold medal in Olympic athletics (track and field) was won by Jack Lovelock in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. He won the 1500 meter race in what was then a world record time of 3:47.8.


Who was the first New Zealander to win a medal in the Olympic Games?

The first New Zealander to win an Olympic medal was Harry Kerr who won a Bronze in the 3500m walk in London in 1908. However this was part of a combined New Zealand and Australia team. The first Gold medal was won by swimmer Malcolm Champion in the 4x200m relay in 1912; this was also as part of a combined Australasian team. New Zealand sent its own team for the first time to Antwerp in 1920 and Darcy Hadfield won a Bronze medal in the Single Sculls. New Zealand's first Gold Medal for a New Zealand team was won in Amsterdam in 1928 by welterweight boxer, Ted Morgan.


First Olympic gold medal for New Zealand in boxing?

That was welterweight Ted Morgan who won gold at the 1928 Games in Amsterdam.


Was the first New Zealand Olympic track and field gold medal won in 1936?

Yes, by Jack Lovelock in the 1500 meter run.


Who was the first female to win an olympic medal for New Zealand?

That was Yvette Williams who won gold in long jump at the 1952 Games in Helsinki.


Who won the first gold medal in the new zealand olympic track and field in 1936?

Jack Lovelock in men's 1500 meter run.

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