Colin Lousich
Personal information
Born(1925-03-30)30 March 1925
Died9 March 2002(2002-03-09) (aged 76)
OccupationNurseryman
Sport
CountryNew Zealand
SportTrack and field
Achievements and titles
National finals6 miles champion (1951)[1]

Colin Lousich (30 March 1925 – 9 March 2002) was a New Zealand long-distance athlete who represented his country at the 1950 British Empire Games, and won one national athletics title.

Athletics

Lousich represented New Zealand at the 1950 British Empire Games in Auckland. He competed in the men's 3 miles race, finishing sixth in a time of 14:41.0, and the men's 6 miles, in which he failed to finish.[2][3]

The following year, he won the 6 miles title representing Auckland at the New Zealand national athletics championships, recording a time of 33:12.6.[1]

Later life and death

Lousich worked as a nurseryman.[4] He died on 9 March 2002, and was buried at Swanson Cemetery.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b Hollings, Stephen (December 2016). "National champions 1887–2016" (PDF). Athletics New Zealand. p. 26. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Colin Lousich". New Zealand Olympic Committee. 2018. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Athletes & results: Colin Lousich". Commonwealth Games Federation. 2018. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Burial record for Colin Lousich". Auckland Council. Retrieved 20 August 2018.