Ivan Sutherland (rower)

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Ivan Sutherland
1977 New Zealand coxless four.jpg
1977 New Zealand coxless four on the Bosbaan rowing lake in Amsterdam
Personal information
Birth name Ivan Carl Sutherland
Born (1950-09-15) 15 September 1950 (age 66)
Blenheim, New Zealand
Relatives Alan Sutherland (brother)[1]
Sport Rowing

Ivan Carl Sutherland MNZM (born 15 September 1950 in Blenheim, New Zealand) is a former New Zealand rower who won an Olympic Bronze medal. At the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal he crewed the eight along Tony Hurt, Alec McLean, Trevor Coker, Peter Dignan, Lindsay Wilson, Athol Earl and Dave Rodger and Simon Dickie (cox). The 1977 World Rowing Championships saw Sutherland win silver in the coxless four with Des Lock, David Lindstrom and Dave Rodger under new coach Harry Mahon.[2] Sutherland was also the Rowing Team Manager for the New Zealand at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul and the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. He was subsequently a national rowing selector.[1]

In the 2011 Queen's Birthday Honours, Sutherland was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to rowing and viticulture.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Ivan Sutherland". New Zealand Olympic Committee. 2016. Retrieved 18 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "(M4-) Men's Four - Final". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 21 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "The Queen's Birthday Honours 2011". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 6 June 2011. Retrieved 6 June 2011.