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Reg G Blundstone OBE

Derwent Rowing Club (TAS)

A significant rower and administrator in Tasmanian and Australian rowing.

1934 Tasmanian King's Cup crew with Reg in the five seat

Some details

1934 - Hobart and Lindisfarne Regattas, Junior/Senior eight five seat and senior four, bow1

1934 - Tasmanian Men's Eight Championships, five seat - First2

1934 - Interstate Men's Eight Oared Championship, five seat - Fourth

1935 - Tasmanian Men's Eight Championship, bow - First3

1935 – Interstate Men’s Eight Championship seven seat – Sixth

1935 - Captain Derwent Rowing Club4

1937 - Shipwrights Point Regatta - Senior four, stroke - First5

1937 - Shipwrights Point Regatta - Senior eight, stroke - First6 

1953 – Interstate Men’s Championships, Tasmanian team manager

1959-74 – Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer (1959-71) of the Australian Amateur Rowing Council, now Rowing Australia

1960 - Olympic Games - rowing section manager


Steve Roll and Andrew Guerin
July 2021

Sources:

  1. Hobart Mercury 03/01/1934 page 2
  2. Hobart Mercury 17/02/1934, page 12
  3. Hobart Mercury, 11/02/1935, page 3
  4. Hobart Mercury, 11/09/1935, page 5
  5. Hobart Mercury, 08/01/1937, page 12
  6. as above and Huon and Derwent Times 7-1-1937 page 3



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