Jim Clayton (rower)

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Jim Clayton
Personal information
Birth name Oliver Newton Clayton
Born 13 April 1911
Died 9 June 1992 (1992-06-10) (aged 81)
Sport Rowing
Club Petone Rowing Club

Oliver Newton "Jim" Clayton (13 April 1911 – 9 June 1992) was a New Zealand rower.

At the 1938 British Empire Games he won the silver medal as part of the men's coxed four as their stroke.[1] He was a member of the Petone Rowing Club, and his team members in the 1938 boat were Albert Hope, Kenneth Boswell, John Rigby, and George Burns (cox).[2]


  1. ^ "Jim Clayton". New Zealand Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "Petone Oarsmen". The Evening Post. CXXV (15). 19 January 1938. p. 5. Retrieved 2 July 2017.