Storm Uru

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Storm Uru
Personal information
Nationality New Zealand
Born (1985-02-14) 14 February 1985 (age 31)
Height 1.9 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb) (2010)
Country New Zealand
Sport Rowing
Event(s) Lightweight double sculls
Club Waihopai RC

Storm Uru (born 14 February 1985, in Invercargill) is a New Zealand rower. He is from Ngāi Tahu tribe.

Uru competed for New Zealand in Beijing at the 2008 Olympics. With Peter Taylor he finished 7th in the Men's lightweight double sculls at the 2008 Summer Olympics.[1]

At the 2009 World Rowing Championships, Uru and Taylor won the gold medal in the lightweight double sculls,[2] and took the bronze medal at the following year's World Championships.[3]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Uru and Taylor won the bronze medal in the lightweight double sculls.[4]

Uru rowed at Bow for the winning Oxford crew in the 2014 Boat Race.


  1. ^ "Men's Lightweight Double Sculls – Official Results : Rowing". New York Times. Retrieved 5 February 2011. 
  2. ^ Bartlett, Tom (30 August 2009). "Rowing: Kiwis claim two more gold medals". The New Zealand Herald. Archived from the original on 11 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "British crews strike double gold at World Rowing". More Than the Games. 5 November 2010. Archived from the original on 11 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "Uru and Taylor: We'll cherish the medal'". 5 August 2012. Retrieved 11 August 2012. 

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