Kevin P Webb OAM
Haberfield Rowing Club (NSW)
1946- Interstate Men's Eight Championship six seat - Second
1947- Interstate Men's Eight Championship six seat - Second
1950- British Empire Games- reserve
1958- British Empire & Commonwealth Games- Men's Coxless Pair stroke- Bronze
1958- Henley Royal
1960- Olympic Games- Men's Double Scull stroke- eliminated in repechage
1960- Olympic Games - Olympic rowing team captain
1962- British Empire & Commonwealth Games- Men's Coxless Four coach - Unplaced
1965- Interstate Men's Lightweight Four Championship coach- First
1988- Chairman of the Australian Championships Organising Committee
Kevyn was one of the key instigators in the introduction of a National Championships. His report to the AARC dated 30th November 1959, with its extensive research on how other nations ran their championships, was adopted and the regatta created. The description of how the National Championships came into being and the great work of Kevyn Webb, appears on the National Championships home page of this history.
Kevyn joined Haberfield in 1938 and over the next 22 years won 18 State Championships and over 200 open races. As a coach he his crews won 32 State Championships. At Haberfield he held every official position from Captain to President to Patron. In NSW he held numerous official positions including Vic President of the Association, selector and Interstate Championships Organising Committee Chairman. He was a tireless supporter of the sport throughout his life. He died in 1991.
Andrew Guerin 2011