Grant McAuley
Personal information
Birth nameGrant R. F. McAuley
NationalityNew Zealand
Born (1949-07-06) 6 July 1949 (age 72)[1]
Auckland, New Zealand
Height181 cm (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Weight84 kg (185 lb)[1]
Medal record

Grant R. F. McAuley (born 6 July 1949) is a New Zealand rower.

McAuley was born in 1949 in Auckland, New Zealand.[1][2] He rowed with the coxed eight in the 1975 World Rowing Championships in Nottingham, Great Britain, and won a bronze medal.[3] He represented New Zealand at the 1976 Summer Olympics in the coxless four in a team with Bob Murphy, David Lindstrom, and Des Lock, narrowly beaten by the team from the Soviet Union to fourth place.[4] He is listed as New Zealand Olympian athlete number 358 by the New Zealand Olympic Committee.[5] He competed in the 1978 World Rowing Championships in the double sculls with John White and they came sixth in the final.[6] At the 1979 World Rowing Championships held at Bled in Slovenia, Yugoslavia, he won a silver medal with the coxed eight.[7] McAuley won the Bay of Plenty Sportsman of the Year award in 1979.[8]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Grant McAuley". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Grant McAuley". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  3. ^ "(M8+) Men's Eight - Final". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 20 September 2016.
  4. ^ "(M4-) Men's Four - Final". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 20 September 2016.
  5. ^ "Grant McAuley". New Zealand Olympic Committee. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  6. ^ "(M2x) Men's Double Sculls - Final". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 20 September 2016.
  7. ^ "(M8+) Men's Eight - Final". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 20 September 2016.
  8. ^ "Celebrating Bay's best of the best". www.sunlive.co.nz. Retrieved 20 September 2016.