Roly Crichton

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Roly Crichton
ONZM
Personal information
Full nameRonald Crichton
Sport
Country New Zealand
SportSwimming

Ronald "Roly" Crichton ONZM is a New Zealand para-swimmer and coach. At the 1984 Summer Paralympics, he won a gold medal in the 50m Freestyle 2; silver medals in the 200m Freestyle 2 and 25m Butterfly 2; and a bronze medal in the 100m Individual Medley 2.[1] At the 1988 Summer Paralympics, he won a silver medal in the 200m Freestyle 2, and a bronze medal in the 50m Freestyle 2.[2]

Crichton is the coach of para-swimmer Sophie Pascoe, and in the 2019 New Year Honours, he was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to Paralympic sport.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New York, USA & Stoke Mandeville 1984". Paralympics New Zealand. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Seoul 1988". Paralympics New Zealand. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Sophie Pascoe's coach Roly Crichton says honour will give him 'another kick'". Stuff.co.nz. 31 December 2018. Retrieved 4 October 2019.

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