Juliette Haigh

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Juliette Haigh
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Born (1982-08-04) 4 August 1982 (age 32)

Juliette Haigh (born 4 August 1982 in Auckland, New Zealand) is a retired professional rower. Haigh was in the New Zealand Women's Pair from 2004 to 2008 with Nicky Coles, then returned to the event after a year out and partnered Rebecca Scown in the boat. She won a gold medal in the women's pair at the Rowing World Cup regatta in Lucerne, 2010[1] and followed this by winning the 2010 World Rowing Championships in Lake Karapiro.[2][3][4] Haigh and Scown won the bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the same event.[5]

Haigh officially announced her retirement from competitive Rowing on the 2nd December 2012.

She is engaged to fellow New Zealand rower Mahe Drysdale.[6][7]


  1. ^ World Rowing Racing for the top at Lucerne Rowing World Cup Published 11 July 2010. Retrieved 20 September 2010.
  2. ^ BBC News GB women's pair storm to silver at world championships Published 6 November 2010. Retrieved 6 November 2010.
  3. ^ World Rowing The New Zealand Women's Pairs Published 6 November 2010. Retrieved 6 November 2010.
  4. ^ Sportal NZ [1] Published 6 November 2010. Retrieved 6 November 2010.
  5. ^ "Bronze for NZ women's pair". tvnz.co.nz. Retrieved 2 August 2012. 
  6. ^ http://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/other-sports/8024585/Bronze-medal-winner-Haigh-calls-it-a-career
  7. ^ http://www.nzwomansweekly.co.nz/celebrity/were-engaged/

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