Kōrero: South Canterbury region

Lovelock memorial

Lovelock memorial

In 1936 Jack Lovelock became the first New Zealander to win an Olympic gold medal in athletics, for the 1,500 metres at Berlin. He had attended Timaru Boys’ High School, and this memorial to his achievements stands in the grounds of the school.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Jock Phillips

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'South Canterbury region - Sport, culture, society and leisure', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11419/lovelock-memorial (accessed 20 September 2020)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, updated 1 Feb 2017