Born in Christchurch, Albert Rowland was a race walker that won both the 1-mile and 3-miles track walk titles at the New Zealand national athletics championships in 1907.

He represented Australasia at the 1908 Olympic Games in London. He finished fifth in the final of the 3500 metres walk behind teammate.He also competed in the 10-miles walk, finishing fifth in his heat and not progressing to the final.

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Albert's Games History

  • Olympic Summer Games London 1908

    • Athletics (3500m Walk - Men)
      Final 16m 07.00s
      Qualifying 16m 08.60s
      Placed 5 of 25
    • Athletics (10 Mile Walk - Men)
      Qualifying 1h 21m 57.6s
      Placed 11 of 25