Story: Robin, Īhakara Te Tuku

Wrestlers Īhakara Te Tuku Robin (right) and Stanislaus Zbyszko

Wrestlers Īhakara Te Tuku Robin (right) and Stanislaus Zbyszko

Over six feet tall, 17 stone in weight, and with immense physical strength developed through farm labouring and shearing, Ike Robin was a formidable wrestler. Nevertheless in 1926 he was outclassed by visiting Polish Ukrainian Stanislaus Zbyszko.

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Matthew Bennett. 'Robin, Īhakara Te Tuku', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/4r24/robin-ihakara-te-tuku (accessed 5 December 2021)