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New Zealand at the 1936 Summer Olympics

New Zealand competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. Seven competitors, all men, took part in nine events in three sports.[1] Late in the process, Arthur Porritt was appointed manager of the New Zealand team.[2][3]

New Zealand at the
1936 Summer Olympics
Flag of New Zealand.svg
IOC codeNZL
NOCNew Zealand Olympic and British Empire Games Association
Websitewww.olympic.org.nz
in Berlin
Competitors7 in 3 sports
Flag bearerJack Lovelock (athlete)
Medals
Ranked 20th
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
Officials1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Australasia (1908 · 1912)

Contents

MedallistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Jack Lovelock Athletics Men's 1500 m 6 August

CompetitorsEdit

The following table lists the number of New Zealand competitors participating at the Games according to gender and sport.

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 3 0 3
Boxing 3 N/A 3
Cycling 1 N/A 1
Total 7 0 7

AthleticsEdit

Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank[i] Result Rank Result Rank[ii] Result Rank
Pat Boot Men's 800 m 1:56.6 3 Q N/A 7 Did not advance
Jack Lovelock Men's 1500 m 4:00.6 3 Q N/A 3:47.8 WR  
Cecil Matthews Men's 5000 m 8 N/A Did not advance
  1. ^ Ranks given are within the heat
  2. ^ Ranks given are within the semifinal

BoxingEdit

Name Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Clarrie Gordon Men's featherweight   Karlsson (FIN)
L Pts
Did not advance =16
Norman Fisher Men's lightweight Bye   Oliver (ARG)
L Pts
Did not advance =9
Thomas Arbuthnott Men's welterweight Bye   Rodríguez (ARG)
L Pts
Did not advance =9

CyclingEdit

One male cyclist represented New Zealand in 1936.

RoadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
George Giles Men's individual road race untimed AC

TrackEdit

Men's sprint
Athlete Round 1 Repechage Round 2 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Rank
George Giles   Győrffy (HUN)
W 12.6
N/A   Pola (ITA)
L
Did not advance
Men's 1 km time trial
Athlete Time Rank
George Giles 1:15.0 =8

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "New Zealand at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Olympic Games Team". The New Zealand Herald. LXXIII (22319). 17 January 1936. p. 8. Retrieved 31 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Olympic Games". The Press. LXXII (21848). 30 July 1936. p. 11. Retrieved 31 January 2017.

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