Cyril Stiles

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Cyril Stiles
Cyril Stiles 1932 Olympics.jpg

Cyril Alec "Bob" Stiles (10 October 1904 – 5 March 1985) was a New Zealand rower. He won a Silver medal at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles in the coxless pairs with partner Rangi Thompson.[1] He also won a Bronze medal at the 1938 British Empire Games in Sydney in the eights.[1]

A Christchurch street is named after Stiles. Stiles Place runs off another street named after a New Zealand rower; that is Arnst Place named after Richard Arnst. Both are near that part of the Avon River used by local rowers known as Kerr's Reach.


  1. ^ a b "Cyril Stiles' Medals Information". Retrieved 28 May 2008.[permanent dead link]