Graham Avery

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Graham Avery
Personal information
Full name Graham Russell Avery
Born (1929-09-09)9 September 1929
Point Chevalier, New Zealand
Died 14 March 2015(2015-03-14) (aged 85)
Pukekohe, New Zealand

Graham Russell Avery (9 September 1929 – 14 March 2015) was a New Zealand racing cyclist.

Biography[edit]

Avery was born in 1929 in the Auckland suburb of Point Chevalier. His parents were Muriel Mary Russell (née Lindsay) and Norman West Avery, a carpenter.[1][2][3]

He won the bronze medal in the men's sprint at the 1950 British Empire Games in Auckland.[4][5]

He died on 14 March 2015.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Births". Auckland Star. 11 September 1929. p. 1. Retrieved 21 March 2015. 
  2. ^ Electoral district of Grey Lynn: supplementary roll of persons entitled to vote for Members of Parliament of New Zealand. 1928. p. 4. 
  3. ^ a b "Graham Russell Avery". HeavenAddress. 2015. Retrieved 21 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "Graham Avery". New Zealand Olympic Committee. 2013. Retrieved 21 March 2015. 
  5. ^ McLintock, A.H., ed. (1966). "Cycling, amateur: Empire Games". An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 21 March 2015.