New Zealand at the 1964 Summer Olympics

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New Zealand at the
1964 Summer Olympics
Flag of New Zealand.svg
IOC code NZL
NOC New Zealand Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.org.nz
in Tokyo
Competitors 64 (56 men, 8 women) in 11 sports
Flag bearer Peter Snell
Medals
Ranked 12th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
3 0 2 5
Officials 17
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Australasia (1908 · 1912)

New Zealand competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. 64 competitors, 56 men and 8 women, took part in 35 events in 11 sports.[1]

Medallists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Snell, PeterPeter Snell Athletics Men's 800 metres
 Gold Snell, PeterPeter Snell Athletics Men's 1500 metres
 Gold Pedersen, HelmerHelmer Pedersen
Earle Wells
Sailing Flying Dutchman
 Bronze Chamberlain, MariseMarise Chamberlain Athletics Women's 800 metres
 Bronze Davies, JohnJohn Davies Athletics Men's 1500 metres

Athletics[edit]

Men
Track & road events
Field events
Women
Track & road events

Boxing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Five cyclists represented New Zealand in 1964.

Individual road race
Team time trial

Equestrian[edit]

Gymnastics[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Rowing[edit]

In 1964, New Zealand entered boats in three of the seven events:[2] men's single sculls,[3] men's coxed four,[4] and men's eight.[5] The competition was for men only; women would first row at the 1976 Summer Olympics.[6]

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Murray Watkinson Single sculls 7:49.01 2 R 7:45.28 1 FA 8:35.57 5
Darien Boswell
Alistair Dryden
Peter Masfen
Dudley Storey
Robert Page (cox)
Coxed four 6:50.81 3 R 7:09.26 2 FB 6:45.16 8
Mark Brownlee
Alexander Clark
Peter Delaney
John Gibbons
George Paterson
Tony Popplewell
Raymond Skinner
Alan Webster
Douglas Pulman (cox)
Eight 6:20.63 4 R 6:14.83 3 FB 6:07.59 11

Sailing[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]