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Allan Horan
Personal information
Birth nameAllan Douglas Horan
Born (1961-05-12) 12 May 1961 (age 60)[1]
Height188 cm (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Weight81 kg (179 lb)[1]
RelativesGeoff Horan (brother)
Sport
SportRowing

Allan Douglas "Jack" Horan (born 12 May 1961) is a former rower who competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics as a representative of New Zealand.

Life

Horan was born in 1961 in Te Awamutu.[1] His family left Te Awamutu for Tauranga. During attendance at Otumoetai College, he began his rowing career.[2] He had his first podium placement in the Springbok Shield (U18 coxed four), at the Maadi Cup regatta in 1977, where his team came second. At the 1978 Maadi Cup, his coxed four won the competition.[2] After finishing college he returned to live in Te Awamutu and joined the Waikato Rowing Club, based at Lake Karapiro. As of 2003 he lived in Cambridge, New Zealand.

Horan represented New Zealand in the coxless pair, with brother Geoff Horan, at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. They came ninth in the competition.[1][3]

Career highlights

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References

  1. ^ a b c d e Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Allan Horan". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
  2. ^ a b Farthing, Bruce (2005). Life Enlightened by Learning -- Otumoetai College; The First 40 Years. New Zealand: Otumoetai College Board of Trustees. p. 60. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Geoff Horan". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 11 September 2016.