Gary Robertson (rower)
|Birth name||Gary David Robertson|
|Born||12 April 1950 (age 67)
Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand
|Relatives||Eric Murray (son-in-law)
Rusty Robertson (uncle)
He teamed with Dick Joyce, Wybo Veldman, John Hunter, Lindsay Wilson, Athol Earl, Trevor Coker and Tony Hurt and Simon Dickie (cox) to win the gold medal in the coxed eight. Robertson is only one of two New Zealand Olympic gold medallists who never managed to win a national premier title. Robertson is the nephew of famed New Zealand rowing coach Rusty Robertson. His daughter, who is also a rower, married Olympic champion rower Eric Murray. The Robertsons lived in Australia for a while but returned to live in Cambridge, New Zealand when their daughter was pregnant.
- "Gary Robertson". New Zealand Olympic Committee. Retrieved 23 October 2016.
- Jillings, Kasia (21 March 2013). "Eric Murray & Gary Robertson: Our oarsome double". New Idea. Retrieved 23 October 2016.
- Maddaford, Terry (26 July 2002). "Rowing: Stroking aside the decades". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
- "Gary Robertson". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2011-05-19.
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