Posted by: seafarmer | August 2, 2012

six Olympians from one school

James Hargest College have six former students in the New Zealand team
competing at the London Olympics.

Rower Nathan Cohen is a contender for gold in the men’s double sculls,
alongside Joseph Sullivan, with the duo having won the last two world
championship titles.

The Uru brothers, Storm and Jade, will also be busy out on the waters
of Dorney Lake, with Storm lining up in the lightweight double with
Peter Taylor, and Jade racing in the men’s four.

Louise Ayling will be gunning for glory in the women’s lightweight
double with partner Julia Edward.

Eddie Dawkins will race in the men’s sprint track cycling team, while
swimmer Natalie Wiegersma will compete in the 200m and 400m individual
medley events.

Southland will have a seventh member at the Games with
Christchurch-raised Natasha Hansen riding in the women’s sprint and
keirin.

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