Tony Hurt was the stroke of the 1972 Olympic champion eight and also of the eight that took the bronze medal at the 1976 Montreal Olympics.

Hurt broke through internationally when he was part of the 1971 New Zealand eight that won international races at Duisburg, Germany, and Klagenfurt, Austria. When the eight beat the feared East Germans to win the European title at Copenhagen that year, they were awarded the International Olympic Committee’s Taher Pacha Trophy for excellence in amateur sport.

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