Dave Gerrard covered the full gamut really – champion swimmer, sports doctor, Olympic and Commonwealth Games team selector and New Zealand team chef de mission.

"Doctor Dave", as he became known, won a swimming gold at the 1966 Kingston Empire Games, having represented New Zealand at the Empire Games at Perth in 1962, where he reached the 110 and 220 yards butterfly finals, and the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, where he reached the semi-finals of the 200 metres butterfly.

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David's Games History