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Halberg Winners

Author -  Karen Simpson

Top honours for Lisa Carrington and Gordon Walker at the 54th Halberg Sports Awards.

Halberg Winners

Top honours for Lisa Carrington and Gordon Walker at the 54th Halberg Sports Awards.

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A massive congratulations to Lisa Carrington and Coach Gordon Walker who took out the top honours at the 54th Halberg Awards held in Auckland tonight.    Lisa, who won gold in the K1 200m and bronze in the K1 500m at the Rio Olympics in 2016, was the first New Zealand woman to win two medals in a single Olympic games.  It was great to see her efforts, and those of Gordon, recognised by the Halberg Awards.  

Lisa Carrington  

  • High Performance Sport NZ, Sportswoman of the Year
  • Supreme Halberg Sportsperson of the Year

Gordon Walker

  • Buddle Findlay, Coach of the Year
Halberg Winners

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