Duncan Grant (rower)

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Duncan Grant
Personal information
Born 7 February 1980 (1980-02-07) (age 37)
Ashburton, New Zealand[1]
Residence Cambridge[1]
Height 187 cm (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Weight 68 kg (150 lb)[1]

Duncan Grant (born 7 February 1980) is a New Zealand rower.[1]

Grant was born in Ashburton in 1980.[1] Throughout his rowing career, he has competed in the lightweight men's single sculls category. At the 2006 World Rowing Championships in Eton, he won a bronze medal.[2] He was lightweight men's single sculls world champion on three occasions: at the championships in 2007 in Munich,[3] in 2008 in Ottensheim,[4] and in 2009 in Poznań.[5] When the world championships were held in his home town at Lake Karapiro in 2010, he missed the A-final and came first in the B-final.[6] At the 2011 World Rowing Championships at Lake Bled, he won a bronze medal.[7]

In February 2011, Peter Taylor became New Zealand national champion in lightweight men's single sculls, beating Grant in an upset win.[8]

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