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Garth Manton

Above – 1956 Olympic Eight with Garth in the five seat

1954 – Interstate Men’s Eight Championship five seat – First

1955 – Interstate Men’s Eight Championship five seat – Second

1956 – Interstate Men’s Eight Championship five seat – First

1956 – Olympic Games – Men’s Eight five seat – Bronze

2010 – Inducted into the Victorian Rowing Hall of Fame

1991-2010 – President and commentator of the Anglesea Recreation and Sports Club

1956 M8 formal enhanced

Above – 1956 Olympic Eight – Garth seated on right

Garth has been a great supporter of the sport and also rowing at Geelong Grammar. A great raconteur and keenly sought speaker at rowing functions.

 

Andrew Guerin Sept 2010

 

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