There were three New Zealanders in the 1912 team; Malcolm Champion, Tony Wilding and George Hill. Wilding won a bronze medal in the men's indoor singles event, and Champion won a gold medal as part of the swimming relay team.
Nine athletes competed for Australasia at the 1912 Games. The team finished with six medals, two of each color, as well as one world record and an additional Olympic record at the end of the Games.
Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie, the two women who swam for Australasia, finished first and second in the only women's individual event, the 100 metres freestyle. Durack set a new Olympic record in the... Read More