Story: Swimming

New Zealand's first Olympic diver

New Zealand's first Olympic diver

Rebecca Ewert performs a dive at the 1976 Montreal Olympics. It was the first time that New Zealand was represented in diving at the Olympics. By 2012 New Zealand divers had also participated in the 1984 and 1992 Olympics. They had taken part in, and won medals at, most Empire and Commonwealth Games since 1930.

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New Zealand Olympic Museum – He Pataka Taumahekeheke, New Zealand Olympic Committee

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John McBeth, 'Swimming - Other swimming sports', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/40224/new-zealands-first-olympic-diver (accessed 9 December 2019)

Story by John McBeth, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 27 Jan 2015