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australian rowers profiles and history

Sally Ninham

ANU Rowing Club (ACT) and Melbourne University Boat Club (VIC)
1989 - NSW State Championships Women's Lightweight Four - Gold
1989 -Lucerne International Regatta - Women's Lightweight Four stroke - Fourth
1989 - World Championships - Women's Lightweight Four stroke - Fourth
1990 - Interstate Women's Lightweight Four Championship bow - First
1990 - Canadian Henley Regatta - Women's Lightweight Four - First
1990 - World Championships - Women's Lightweight Four three seat - Silver

1990 Australian Lightweight Four - Sally in three seat

Sally comes from a well-known rowing family. Her uncle Roger was a dual Olympian. Together with her grandfather Bill Ninham who won a Kings Cup in 1932, they were large scale rowing and surf boatbuilders in WA and NSW. Sally is married to fellow rower and distinguished lawyer Jim Peters and have five children. Sally is a published historian and fiction writer. The long family rowing history continues with Sally's daughter becoming a recent state sculling champion

Andrew Guerin 2013

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