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Neil Hewitt OAM

Mercantile Rowing Club (VIC)

Above – 1956 Olympic Eight with Neil in coxswain seat

1955 – Victorian Championship Eight cox -Win

1956 – Victorian Championship Eight cox – Win

1956  – Victorian Championship Four cox -Win

1956  – Tasmanian Championship Eight cox -Win

1955 – Interstate Men’s Eight Championship cox– Second

1956 – Interstate Men’s Eight Championship cox– First

1956 – Olympic Games – Men’s Eight cox – Bronze

Neil continued to work for the sport as a member & Treasurer of the Melbourne Amateur Regatta Association and is one of a small group which has overseen the revitalisation of the Melbourne Henley Regatta.

Above – Neil Hewitt left with stroke Brian Doyle and coach Bob Aitken


Andrew Guerin Sept 2010

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